The NHS is the biggest employer in Europe. It’s a world-renowned institution and an exciting place to work, full of challenges and opportunities.
The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) is one of the leading specialist orthopaedic hospitals in the country, with some of the highest levels of staff and patient satisfaction, as well as a strong reputation for innovation. We work together as a team of over 1,600 expert members of staff to make a difference for our patients and their families.
Our latest CQC Report was published in February 2019 and saw us rated as ‘Good’ overall and ‘Outstanding’ for care.
The Orthotics Department at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital at Oswestry is looking to recruit a band 6 Orthotist on permanent contract.
RJAH is a specialist orthopaedic hospital with a world wide reputation for innovation and high patient care and offers an exciting opportunity for your career. The service provides clinics at several different locations in Shropshire and within developed multi disciplinary teams covering specialities including foot and ankle, paediatrics, spinal injuries, spinal disorders, gait analysis and diabetes. As a dept. we are dedicated to supporting clinical development of staff and promoting the profession of Orthotists.
Who we’re looking for
The department has a large onsite manufacturing workshop. This facilitates the opportunity to develop aspects of Orthotic manufacture and prescription ideas, directly with technicians.
If you would like to join a large highly motivated Orthotic NHS team who are committed to development of staff and the profession then we would welcome your application.
You must be HCPC registered and have a BSc Hons degree in Prosthetics and Orthotics, and preferably a BAPO member.
Our aim is to aspire to deliver world class patient care, and we want talented, dedicated and passionate people to help us achieve this.
Our continued success is accomplished through the skills and expertise of our staff, which is underpinned by our values: Friendly, Caring, Excellence, Professional and Respect. If your values align to ours, and you would like to join us in aspiring to deliver world class patient care, we would love to hear from you.
Joining RJAH is more than just a job – we want our people to have the best opportunities to thrive in their role.
Whether you're starting out in your career, or have a wealth of experience – we’re always looking to recruit outstanding individuals in a range of clinical areas, as well as support and administrative roles.
We have a range of fantastic staff benefits on offer to everyone who joins RJAH and you'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding professional development opportunities.
RJAH has strong links with a range of universities including Staffordshire, Keele, Glyndwr, Chester and Birmingham.
Shropshire is also one of the most attractive parts of the country, with a rich historic culture and excellent transport links. The hospital is located on a site outside Oswestry, just off the A5. The nearest train station is in Gobowen, approximately two miles from the hospital. The station is part of the Chester to Birmingham line.
Informal enquiries are welcomed. Please contact Mrs Jane Dewsbury, Principal Orthotist on or
Closing date: 29/09/2020
Interview date: 13/10/2020
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