Assistive Technology Trainer/Assessor – Manchester

Location: Manchester
Full time: Full time, 37 hours per week Monday – Thursday 09.00am – 5.30pm, Friday 09.00am – 05.00pm
Salary: £23,000 - plus benefits
Contract: Permanent

Barry Bennett are one of the largest suppliers of assistive technology to students in receipt of DSA (Disabled Students’ Allowance) throughout the UK. We provide installation, familiarisation, training and aftercare to students who have been recommended assistive technology following an ‘assessment of study needs.

Ergonomic assessments are a specialist bolt-on service offered, following the in-depth assessment of study needs. The role of an assessor is to suggest improvements to the working environment of our students/clients, taking into consideration current diagnosis and history of issues relating to posture. Interventions generally involve recommendations for specialist equipment such as bespoke seating and ergonomic accessories.

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We currently have three apprenticeship opportunities available to join various departments across the Barry Bennett Team, which include Administration, IT and Accounts. These are great opportunities that could lead to permanent positions following the completion of the apprenticeship scheme.

To find out more and to apply via the provider, see the links below:

Business Administration Vacancy

Accounts/AAT Vacancy

IT Vacancy

We are currently recruiting for a number of positions within our non-medical help team. Please click work for us for details.

As a Disability Confident Employer, Barry Bennett will undertake to interview an applicant with a disability who meets the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and will consider them on their abilities. If you wish to be regarded as disabled for this purpose, please indicate this on your application. Additionally, if you require information in accessible formats, please request this.

In addition to vacant positions, we welcome speculative approaches. If you are interested in a career at Barry Bennett Ltd, please submit your CV with a covering letter by post or email to the address below:

FAO: Kirsty Simm
Barry Bennett Ltd
Bennett House
Viking Street

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