Author: Emma James

Now Recruiting – Service Engineer

Service Engineer / Manager

Salary 22-28K

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Monday – Friday – 37.5Hrs
  • Holiday 28 days
  • Enhanced employer contribution pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company van
  • Company laptop
  • Company mobile phone
  • Company sick pay
  • Overtime paid as required

As the Service Engineer / Manager you will be responsible for repairing, servicing and maintaining wheelchairs both in our dedicated workshop and out in the field for service users throughout the UK & Ireland.

This position would suit an individual who has a good understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering. A knowledge of the disability/healthcare markets would be an advantage but not a necessity.

Your Main Duties and Responsibilities Will Include

  • Undertake engineering work in terms of service and repairs to ensure client’s manual and powered wheelchairs function correctly.
  • Organise & maintain service calendar.
  • Report weekly on workload & any issues.
  • Order parts & consumables as required.
  • Maintaining & reviewing of stock levels.
  • Complete PDI (pre-delivery inspection) of client’s goods.
  • Programming & diagnostics of control systems.
  • Process all associated paperwork fully and accurately on a daily basis.
  • Communicate effectively with all clients at all times.
  • Maintain a high standard of customer care, being sensitive to the unique needs of the client.
  • Product / supplier training as required (this may include overseas trips).
  • Attending, set up and breakdown for exhibitions.
  • Ad hoc duties as required. 

To Be Considered for This Position, You Must Have

  • A full driving licence – preferably clean.
  • Proven understanding of mechanical or electrical engineering, experience of working with in workshop, safe use of hand tools and power tools.
  • You must be organised, proactive and efficient.
  • Have the ability to organise own itinerary in order to manage and prioritise workload.
  • Good written communication skills.
  • A flexible approach to your work.

 

This role is working in a regulated activity and subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. Any convictions cautions, reprimands or final warnings are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

To be able to physically and mentally carry out all tasks associated with the role, as follows:

  • Cope with unpredictable patients who may have very challenging behaviour.
  • Assess, set up and demonstrate the use of specialised equipment.
  • Close physical handling of patients with complex physical or medical conditions, with or without mechanical aids.
  • Load equipment in/out of vehicle, usually without assistance.
  • Occasional direct contact with body fluids and equipment that is soiled or contaminated.
  • Crouching, bending, kneeling and holding awkward postures for long periods.
  • Work in domestic environments which may have poor lighting, smoky environment, etc.
  • High level of concentration is required while administering and interpreting assessments.
  • Be able to discuss and explain specific interventions to the patient (e.g. whilst adjusting wheelchairs safely and efficiently to suit the User)
  • Provide innovative solutions to meet the needs of clients with seating and wheeled requirements when no “off the shelf” solution exists. To design and produce technical drawings to enable these solutions to be manufactured.

Please contact us on Tel: 01256 300111 or send your information to email: service@precisionrehab.co.uk

Application Closing Date 30th November 2018

OT Show – NEC Birmingham on Tuesday 21st & Wednesday 22nd November

Please feel free to join us on stand B42 to view our range of wheelchairs which will include:

For more information please visit Occupational Therapy Show

PRECISION REHAB TO SHOWCASE THE UPnRIDE and Q700 UP M POWERED WHEELCHAIRS AT THE OT SHOW

On stand B42 at The OT Show, Precision Rehab will be exhibiting the UPnRIDE and Sunrise Q700 UP M powered wheelchairs both of which have recently been added to the company’s product portfolio.  Complementing the UPnRIDE and Q700 UP M will be the Paravan PR50, Paravan PR30 Evo II and the Paravan Piccolino, which features a very low to floor seat height of 38cm with an option of 36cm.

“We are delighted to once again be exhibiting at the OT Show.  The two-day event is a fantastic platform for us to showcase and demonstrate our range of powered wheelchairs to OT’s from around the UK and discuss their client’s requirements and book assessments in a relaxed and friendly environment” commented Matthew James, Co-director, Precision Rehab Ltd.

The UPnRIDE is a life changing innovation in standing chair technology and is the first powered wheelchair of its kind in the UK to offer auto balancing and unchanged centre of gravity to ensure the user has continuous stability even when travelling up or down slopes. Additional feelings of stability and safety are provided by the jointed braces and harness straps.

The Q700 UP M is a standing powered wheelchair which allows the user to lie flat or stand due to its biomechanical standing seating system which enables the user to stand at up to 85˚ so they can interact with friends and family face to face.  With a narrow base of 620mm and a turning circle of just 1250mm, the Q700 UP M is highly manoeuvrable in confined spaces and easily fits under tables and into wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAV) due to its low seat height of just 445mm.

The Paravan PR50, PR30 Evo II and Piccolino will also be on show on stand B42.  The PR50 is equally at home in a domestic, working or care environment and is the only powered wheelchair to feature an integrated seat belt, have EU approval, been crash tested and TUV certified.  The PR50 is equipped to take respiration apparatus, including special headrests and extra power supply as standard and can be operated safely even by the severely disabled thanks to an adapted special control unit.  Whether the user is at home, shopping, socialising with friends or at work, the PR50 has been designed to meet all their requirements to ensure they can lead an independent life.  Being able to turn on itself, due to its width of just 64cm, the PR50 is highly manoeuvrable and can fit through most doorways and lifts and the user can even drive their WAV from it as it can also be used as a car seat with its integrated seatbelt.

The Paravan PR30 Evo II is a highly configurable joy stick controlled powered wheelchair.  Featuring a modular design, the PR 30 Evo II can be fitted with a comprehensive range of additional options to ensure it meets the exact requirements of the client. Options include a tilt function, seat lift up to a maximum height of 80cm and footrests with additional electric features. The Paravan contoured seat system offers the client nine different configurations which consists of back pads (52, 63, 71 cm) and seat pads (45 to 54cm) all of which are individually selectable to provide the ultimate level of comfort and support.  Additional standard features of the PR30 Evo II include: seat baseplate and cushion, manually folding backrest, integrated backplate with threaded inserts, adjustable headrest and multi adjustable arm rests.  The seat is covered in an easy-care fabric.

Completing the range on show will be the Piccolino which has been designed for young people from the age of 2.  With seat widths of 270 – 430 mm, a depth of 320 – 385 mm, and back height of 400 – 480 mm combined with side supports, head support and other seat accessories all of which are multi variable and individually adjustable the Piccolino is a truly versatile powered wheelchair.  The Piccolino is the ideal paediatric powered wheelchair which can grow with the client and to help make it as fun as possible, it is available is a wide choice of funky vibrant colours.

Over the last three years, Precision Rehab has grown steadily and the company became a true family business when Matthew’s wife Emma recently joined the team.  As part of this continued growth, the company recently announced that Motus Medical Limited will be its authorised distributor covering the Midlands and North of the UK, for the range of Paravan & UPnRIDE specialist powered wheelchairs.

Every client is unique and Precision Rehab believe in going the extra mile to find a bespoke solution to ensure every client receives a chair which meets all their individual requirements.  Over the years, many customers have become friends and comment on the team’s professional and friendly service.

For more information please call 01256 300111, email: info@precisionrehab.co.uk or visit www.precisionrehab.co.uk

Precision Rehab announce Motus Medical as a dealer of Paravan & UPnRIDE

Precision Rehab is delighted to announce that Motus Medical Limited will be its authorised distributor covering the Midlands and North of the UK, for the range of Paravan & UPnRIDE specialist powered wheelchairs.

 

“This agreement will enable more clients in the Midlands and north of the UK to benefit from the range of Paravan powerchairs and ensure the high standard of assessment, sales process, after sales care including seating reviews, annual service and fast repair coverage for which Precision Rehab is renowned will continue. From our conversations with the team at Motus Medical we know they all share the same ethos as us and set the same high standards across all areas of their business and we look forward to working with them” commented Matthew James, Director, Precision Rehab.

 

“The team of engineers and technicians at Motus Medical have a combined experience of over 60 years in the mobility industry with extensive knowledge of assessments, design and development.  Being a UK nationwide dealer, we have close ties with all the major wheelchair and powerchair manufacturers and are delighted to add Paravan and UPnRIDE to our portfolio.  Working with so many leading names ensures we have an in-depth knowledge of current markets as well as a unique insight into any new developments and I believe this will only enhance our relationship with Matthew and the rest of team at Precision Rehab and benefit existing and new clients” commented Nathan Bevan, co-founder, Motus Medical.

 

Founded by Matthew James in 2015, Precision Rehab Limited have over 25 years’ experience in specialist powered wheelchairs and is an official distributor of the Paravan range of powered wheelchairs and Exclusive supplier of UPnRIDE standing wheelchair for the UK and Ireland.  The company supplies the Paravan & UPnRIDE wheelchairs on a direct sales basis throughout the UK and Ireland on an authorised dealer basis to ensure a high standard of assessment, sales process, after sales care including service and repair coverage is available at all times.

For more information or to arrange an assessment call 01256 300111,                                       email: info@precisionrehab.co.uk or visit www.precisionrehab.co.uk

 

For more information about Motus Medical visit www.motusmedical.co.uk

London to Brighton Bike Ride 16th September 2018 for Caudwell Children because Caudwell Children do so much for so many children

Matt James is fundraising for Caudwell Children

Precision Rehab Ltd Co-Director Matthew James will be taking part in the London to Brighton bike ride to raise funds and awareness for Caudwell Children’s Charity.

Matthew has worked in the disability industry for over 25 years, he says that Caudwell Children have always done so much to help young disabled people, from funding for a powered or manual wheelchair, to a dream holiday with specialist support, care support or even simple advice. Caudwell Children are always happy to listen and help, to find out more about Caudwell Children click the link Caudwell Children.

This will be the third time that Matthew will have done the London to Brighton bike ride, with the 1st time being some 25 years ago, following Matthew completing last years ride (2017), he has committed to making this an annual event for the Childrens charities within the disability sector.

Please help Matthew reach his target of £5,000.00 (or more) any donations no matter how large or small will help, so if you would like to donate please click the link to Matthew’s Just Giving Page.

London to Brighton Charity Bike Ride on 17th September 2017

Precision Rehab Ltd Co-Director Matthew James will be taking part in the London to Brighton bike ride to raise funds and awareness for Caudwell Children’s Charity.

Matthew has worked in the disability industry for over 24 years, he says that Caudwell Children have always done so much to help young disabled people, from funding for a powered or manual wheelchair, to a dream holiday with specialist support, care support or even simple advice. Caudwell Children are always happy to listen and help, to find out more about Caudwell Children click the link Caudwell Children.

This will be the second time that Matthew will have done the London to Brighton bike ride, with the 1st time being some 25 years ago, Matthew has commented to say he would like to make this an annual event for the Charity.

Please help Matthew reach his target of £8,000, any donations no matter how large or small will help, so if you would like to donate please click the link to Matthew’s Just Giving Page.

Precision Rehab growth leads to full time role for Emma

Due to company growth Precision Rehab has announced that co-director Emma James has joined the company on a full time basis.
Emma will be mainly office based with focus on office management.
Matthew and Emma recently visited manufacturer Paravan GmbH to discuss future plans and meet the Paravan team.
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