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ADI at Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC) – Oxford

An exciting and exceptional opportunity has arisen for an ADI at Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC) – Oxford. We are a small but supportive team and an accredited member of Driving Mobility.

You will be working in a team with an Occupational Therapist to carry out assessments with clients with a diverse range of medical conditions focusing on both physical vehicle control and cognitive assessment.

The role comprises:

  • Enabling people to remain independent on the road by using problem-solving skills to assess for appropriate adaptations to overcome physical disabilities
  • Working alongside Occupational Therapists to follow an assessment structure in order to form a recommendation to inform the client, DVLA and Health Professionals
  • Using reasoning and evaluation skills to assimilate findings, make recommendations and produce written reports.

The successful candidate must be a qualified ADI, however, no previous experience of driving assessments is necessary as a full induction package and training will be offered. Work will predominantly be in our Oxford Centre, however, travel to outreach locations will sometimes be necessary. Hours of work are 22.5 per week. A generous annual leave allowance will be provided along with a pension scheme and financial sickness cover.

To obtain a full job description and person specification please ring 0300 300 2240.

Hours:  ​​        8.30am – 4.30pm
Part-Time: ​  22.5 per week
Start Date:  ASAP

Occupational Therapist

An exciting opportunity to work in the charity sector with a great team at the Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC) and in partnership with Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service.

To be based at our West Midlands centres, predominantly Shrewsbury and with the option of a secondment day to Newtown centre (Operated by Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service).

The Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC) are currently recruiting for a qualified, HCPC registered, Occupational Therapist (part-time) to be involved with assessment and advice for people wishing to drive and/or access vehicles with various health problems and disabilities, working in conjunction with Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) and an administration team.  We are ideally looking for someone with previous experience of working with patients/clients with various neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. 

An induction period is provided with further training on the job and ongoing supervision and professional development. There will also be a mandatory post-graduate certificate in Driving Assessment and Outdoor Mobility to be completed within 5 years of employment. For further information or to express your interest please contact Clare Jones (Assessment Team Manager) on 0121 359 4222 (office hours 8.30am – 4.30pm) or email cjones@rdac.co.uk with a copy of your CV and detailing why you would like the post, along with relevant work experience. 

All applications to be received by Monday 7th June 2021. Interviews will take place on Monday 14th June.

Hours:  ​​        8.30am – 4.30pm
Part-Time: ​  22.5 or 30 Hours
Start Date:  ASAP