Job Description

Job Description
Job Title:
Reports to:
Regional Clinician, Motivation (Full-time, 1-yr
Technical Resource Team Manager
Version Date of JD:
April 2013
Based in Bristol, UK. Extensive travel required.
Holiday entitlement:
20 days per annum (plus statutory holidays and
Christmas break) Additional day for your birthday.
£23,000 to £25,000 (dependent on skills and
Working Hours:
36 hour week.
Job Purpose:
The primary purpose of this role is to provide clinical support to Motivation’s
programmes as part of the Technical Resource Team (TRT). The Regional
Clinician will work alongside the TRT, programme and regional teams to
support our partners in the delivery of wheelchair service provision in
accordance with the World Health Organisation 'Guidelines on the provision of
Manual Wheelchairs in less resourced settings'. They will be required to
deliver training globally to build the capacity of relevant service personnel; and
provide on-going support in order to establish sustainable systems for service
 To provide clinical input to the programme & regional teams; to ensure
the quality of clinical services delivered into all Motivation’s
 To evaluate current wheelchair service provision in accordance with
the WHO guidelines
 To undertake follow-up activities with regional teams and partners to
establish the 8 steps of wheelchair service provision
 To support capacity development through the identification of training
needs and delivery of formal training and mentoring
 To contribute to the monitoring and evaluation data gathered within
Motivation’s programmes
 To communicate with the Technical Resource Team through their
regular team meetings; and with the global Motivation team as
 To keep up to date with professional developments within the field of
international health and development.
 To carry out appropriate preparation and modification of Motivation’s
product range; working with the support and advice of the technical
 To monitoring and evaluate products in the field; supplying feedback to
the Technical Resource Team on clinical, technical and quality control
 To liaise with the Lead Technical Specialist to ensure up to date
knowledge on products and disseminate this as required to the field.
 To plan and deliver training as required
 To advise the Programme Team on the planning and management of
 To develop clinical capacity within the Global technical resource team;
improving the quality and quantity of trainers available to deliver
wheelchair training
 To provide clinical expertise in the development of training modules
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
 A relevant professional qualification in Occupational therapy or
 Significant knowledge and expertise in the provision of wheelchairs and
postural support devices
 Experience of working with children with cerebral palsy
 Good verbal and written communication skills
 The ability to work under own initiative and unsupervised; but also
demonstrate the capacity to be a strong team player
 Good organisational skills to plan and prioritise work efficiently
 Evidence of effective problem solving
 Skills in training and presentation
 The flexibility to travel to other countries as required
 Good computer literacy, including Microsoft Word and Excel
 Ideally 5 years post-graduate qualification experience
 Experience in working alongside health, community and government
 Experience working in a developing country context.
Additional Responsibilities
 Work within the general ethos and style of Motivation Charitable Trust
and be sensitive to its work and aims