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 PRODUCT SPECIALIST

(Ref: PS0818)
 
Full-time Permanent Position
Location: Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire and Wiltshire
 
 
Leckey work closely with therapists, parents, carers and our business partners around the world to research, develop and supply innovative postural support and therapy equipment that improves the lives of children and adults with disabilities. We are committed to our vision to be the fastest growing company in our industry sectors with a brand recognised for integrity, innovation, quality, service and value. We are the UK and Ireland market leader in our field and export our products worldwide through our international distribution partners.  With Head Office based in Lisburn, Northern Ireland we are a profitable and growing business employing over 180 people and selling directly in the UK and Ireland to Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals, mainly within NHS structures.
 
VIDA UK is the sales distribution company for the Leckey products in the UK & ROI. The VIDA brand represents the best in market products, advice and customer care that Leckey can deliver to its customers.
To offer choice VIDA UK not only distributes the Leckey products but also products from other internationally recognized brands such as Kidwalk, Easystand, Ki Mobility, Made for Movement and Patron Mobility. To offer advice VIDA UK has a large dedicated highly qualified team of product specialists who are available to advise Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists on the right products to meet the child’s needs.
A number of therapy professionals have joined our team over recent years, which provides a great mix of talented sales & therapy professionals who benefit from each other’s experience & expertise and they have the opportunity to develop their unique skills and freedom to manage their working roles.
 
We wish to invite applications from experienced Sales or Therapy professionals to work within our Product Specialist team. This is an exciting career development opportunity for the right candidate who can demonstrate they share our values and have the necessary skills, knowledge, experience, commitment and attitude to join our team.
As a Product Specialist you will report to the UK Sales Manager and will be responsible for the proactive development of VIDA UK sales and for targeted campaigns around product promotion to our existing and new customers.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Provision of the highest standards of service to build and maintain excellent customer relationships
  • Demonstrating, advising and educating customers on the full range of VIDA UK products and providing assistance to them in carrying out product assessments, product set up and product servicing.
  • Planning & monitoring of sales activities to achieve overall sales and individual product targets for the territory through effective management of the Territory Business Plan.
  • Maintaining a high level of customer contact and communication and proactively identifying opportunities for business development.
  • Managing your diary to maximise the time spent with customers and ensuring your availability for appointments when requested.

 

It is essential that the successful candidate can demonstrate the following:
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Empathy for the needs of children & families who use our products
  • An understanding of the demands placed upon therapy professionals
  • 2-3 years professional sales or therapy experience
  • A practical approach to equipment use and maintenance
  • Fully developed time management and planning skills
  • IT Literate in Microsoft Office to include Word & Excel with the ability to learn new IT systems
If you believe you can make a difference and you are ready to join our team please send your CV with a Covering Letter outlining your current salary details to: Emmanuel Gorman, HR Administrator, James Leckey Design Ltd, 19c Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, BT28 2SA. Alternatively you can email recruitment@leckey.com. Closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Tuesday 28th August 2018.
 
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

Physiotherapist

(Reference: PH0518)

 

Permanent position (Part time or Full time considered)

Based in Northern Ireland, Lisburn

(Salary 28k – 40k depending on experience)

 

The Leckey group is fully committed to our mission to make a difference to the lives of children with special needs. As a physiotherapist at Leckey you will have the opportunity to make this happen. We lead the market in creating innovative and life-changing products and are the UK and Ireland market leader in our field, exporting our products worldwide with a brand recognised for integrity, innovation, quality and service.

                                                                                                                            

We have a great mix of talented therapy professionals who benefit from each other’s experience while having the chance to develop their own distinctive skills and the freedom to manage their working roles.  By providing expert opinion and practical therapy skills into the research and development process, your knowledge will be at the heart of the products, education and training that Leckey, Firefly and Vida produce.  In return, you’ll get the opening to join a talented, multi-disciplinary team which pushes the boundaries to create products which can enhance and often transform a child’s quality of life.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a knowledgeable physiotherapist to utilise their skills in a pioneering manner transforming the latest research into unique products and therapy programs. They will have the rare opportunity to influence and shape the next generation of products for children with special needs.

 

Role

To support the Head of Research in activities related to research and development helping to drive clinical and service innovation.

 

Responsibilities

  • To champion the perspective of the child, parent and therapist, supporting the design team with expert practical knowledge related to paediatric physiotherapy practice and products.
  • To organise and manage prototype evaluations using clinical expertise to assist during the trials and to feedback learning into the development process.
  • To review, summarise and collate clinical information which assists in the development and generation of education and training programmes
  • To keep abreast of new research in physio practice, liaising with child development centres, universities, businesses or charities that can assist in R&D activities.
  • To assist in the identification of new product development opportunities in line with company strategic objectives
  • To maintain their own professional development to facilitate the provision of Evidence based practice to the wider Leckey team.
  • To represent the company in a physiotherapy capacity at external meetings, conferences and seminars as requested.

 

Essential criteria

  • BSc in Physiotherapy with a minimum of 4 years’ post registration experience
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Minimum two years paediatric physiotherapy experience with empathy for the needs of children with special needs
  • Knowledge of new trends and developments within physio practice
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Clear logical thought process with a sound understanding of basic physical science
  • A practical approach to the use of equipment and to therapy practice
  • Fully developed time management and planning skills
  • Willingness to travel throughout the UK and Ireland for research and training activities

 

If you believe you have the necessary qualities to join this growing team please send your CV (including details of your current remuneration), with a covering letter to Emmanuel Gorman, HR Administrator, James Leckey Design Ltd, 19c Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, BT28 2SA or email recruitment@leckey.com  Alternatively if you would like further information regarding the role or to discuss this role in confidence before applying please email recruitment@leckey.comto arrange. 

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.