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The Designability team features people with a wide range of skills and qualifications. Our team includes Mechanical and Electronics Engineers, Workshop Technicians, Product Designers, Occupational and Physiotherapists, Fundraisers, Researchers and Administrators. We are keen to employ people who have a passion for enhancing the lives of others through their work and who are truly interested in the work we do. Our staff tell us they enjoy the friendly and collaborative environment and are very proud to work for Designability.

Any current career or placement opportunities at Designability will be advertised below.

The University of Bath support our recruitment needs and applications are made through the University of Bath Jobs website. We also choose to follow University of Bath human resources Terms and Conditions of Employment. However, Designability is a fully independent charity and our staff contracts are not with the University.


Engineering & Design Programme Manager

£48,000 – £52,000

Full time

Closing date Monday 26th February 2018

At Designability we transform people’s lives through technology. Since the Charity was founded in 1968, more than 250,000 people have benefited from our products.

This is our 50th year and we have plans to increase the impact of our work. We have an ambitious product development programme and a passionate team of brilliant designers, engineers and therapists.  What’s missing is you.

You are the one with the track record of bringing products to market. Organising people and resources to bring multiple projects in on time and to budget. You will have engineering / design skills to contribute and you know how to get things done.

Do the products you work on make a real difference to people’s lives, do you get the same buzz from your work as you used to?  Perhaps being a part of something more meaningful can reignite that spark?

There are more real life stories of our work out there. We’d love to tell you about them.

Please feel free to e-mail the Chief Executive at or call 01225 824103 for more information on an informal basis.

All applications should be submitted on line via the link below please and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Please see Job Description below and if you are interested in applying, please do so by applying through  University of Bath


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