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Moving and Handling Advisers

Job Title: Moving and Handling Advisers
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester
Salary: £30 - 36 per hour
REF: LH130923
Contact Name: Lucie Hunt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 13 days ago

Job Description

Moving and Handling Advisers - Manchester Based 



  • Identify, understand and respond to the health and social care needs of service users by providing relevant services to ensure positive outcomes whilst ensuring quality and cost effective services.
  • Carry out holistic assessments which are responsive to the needs of Manchester residents including where appropriate, to plan, implement and evaluate the provision of rehabilitation services.
  • Deliver professional and detailed advice and assistance with regards to options available for the equipment, major adaptations, daily living techniques and care/support needs of service users to promote better outcomes.
  • Identify current and potential safeguarding risks and refer where appropriate, assisting in investigations of allegations to ensure vulnerable service users are protected
  • Assist with the monitoring and review of service delivery to ensure that performance targets are met and developed, implement and review procedures to continually enhance the service.
  • Undertake management duties, either through direct line management of a team (including appraisals, performance management, training and induction of staff and other duties) or through matrix management of a virtual team of officers.


  • Thorough knowledge of Models of Practice in relation to Moving and Handling assessments and interventions.
  • Knowledge and application of assessment and interventions relevant to disabled people.
  • Hold accredited Manual Handling and Advice Training qualification, and Train the Trainer qualification
  • Knowledge of complex equipment and major adaptations
  • Have an understanding of relevant Social Care legislation.
  • Full driving license and access to a car for business use.
  • Must have a current valid Enhanced DBS check and Level 3 Police Clearance.

To find out more information please contact Lucie at

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity.

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