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Orthotist

Orthotist

Posted 5 September by Ability Matters Group
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Opcare is looking to recruit an experienced Orthotist to join the established Orthotic team in Roehampton The service provides in and outpatient services to a range of patients and covers the treatment of paediatrics, trauma and orthopaedic, complex neuromuscular and diabetes as well as more general conditions. The service is supported by some on site productions facilities with a team of technicians working alongside the clinical team.

Opcare, part of the Ability Matters Group, is the largest supplier of prosthetic and orthotic services to the NHS and private sector in the UK and Ireland. As a company we aim to continuously improve the services we deliver and develop those who work for us.

We aim to deliver a first class service for users whilst applying the most advanced and exciting clinical and technical solutions available to patients. Through our investment in technology we have developed cutting edge facilities using the most advanced systems in the world for meeting patients’ needs such as, CADCAM, advanced biomechanical assessment and gait analysis laboratories.

The successful candidates will join an enthusiastic and busy team, and be supported with local, regional and national training to develop their clinical skills to support the service. Clinicians are supported to attend relevant external training and attend national conferences to further enhance their professional development.

This position provides an ideal setting for enthusiastic clinicians with a vision to develop their career, clinical expertise and interests in many areas of orthotic care. The successful applicant will need to be capable of practising independently and have a focus on continual improvement.

The successful applicants will need to:

  • Have obtained a BSc in Prosthetics and Orthotics or other suitable appropriate qualifications;
  • Be registered with HCPC and ideally be a member of BAPO and/or ISPO;
  • Undergo enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) and/or Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) checks;
  • Provide satisfactory references;
  • Have the right to work in the UK.

Required skills

  • Assessment
  • Clinical
  • NHS
  • Private Sector
  • Treatment

Reference: 36035860

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