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      Orthotist
      Opcare

      Due to company expansion, we are looking to recruit experienced Orthotists in the North West Region of England. 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 onsite production 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 be forward thinking clinicians with a passion for delivering exceptional patient care. They will be flexible and innovative in their approach, and work to high standards, with care and integrity, to maintain the reputation of our esteemed brand. You will join an enthusiastic and busy team, and be supported with local, regional and national training to develop your 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 and ideal setting for enthusiastic clinicians with a vision to develop their career, clinical expertise and interests in many areas of orthotic care. The successful applicants 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

      To apply, please email your CV with a covering letter ASAP to recruitment@abilitymatters.com

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