Mobility business seeks new apprentice through Ladder for Shropshire

A company that makes mobility equipment for organisations including the NHS and charities is the latest business working with the Ladder for Shropshire to source an apprentice.

Operations manager Andrew Shilton, right, pictured with one of Quest's products
Operations manager Andrew Shilton, right, pictured with one of Quest's products

Shifnal-based Quest 88 is seeking a bicycle mechanic apprentice to join its team.

Quest 88 is a small but nationwide business which supports disabled children and adults, helping them to achieve their life aims.

With more than 30 years of experience in the design and manufacture of rehabilitation products, the firm’s range of cycles and tricycles enable people overcome their obstacles to cycling through the latest in adaptive and cycling technology.

Quest 88 began manufacturing tricycles for children with cerebral palsy in 1991 and has developed and introduced additional products and accessories.

Amanda Carpenter, project lead for the Ladder for Shropshire, said: “This is an incredible opportunity for a young person to learn such a great skill alongside an experienced cycle mechanic with 20 years’ experience.

“I am extremely happy to be supporting Quest in their journey to find an apprentice to join their team.

“I would encourage anyone who is mechanically minded and wants to be part of the journey of creating a product that can help others to get in touch.”

Robert Henshaw, managing director of Quest 88, said: “I am delighted to offer this opportunity which combines developing technical skills with the deep satisfaction of knowing you can make a positive impact on people’s wellbeing.”

Anyone interested is asked to contact Amanda Carpenter at the Ladder for Shropshire at amanda@ladderforshropshire.org.

Details of the job description can be found at www.quest88.com

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