Orthotist – Staffordshire

      We have an exciting opportunity for an orthotist to join our team in Staffordshire.

      Opcare, part of the international healthcare company Ability Matters Group, is one of the largest suppliers of artificial limb, orthotic, and posture and mobility services to the NHS in England. We consistently deliver a first class service for users, whilst applying the most advanced and exciting clinical and technical solutions available to patients.

      Job role summary:

      The role holder will assess patients in a variety of different clinics, occasionally in conjunction with physiotherapists and other members of the interdisciplinary team as appropriate. They will then prescribe and provide orthotic treatment based on best practice.

      The role holder will work collaboratively and proactively as part of a team, to develop the service and any less experienced colleagues such as students and graduates. The role holder will help to advance the delivery of the Opcare orthotic service by embracing evidence-based medicine and the result of clinical audit in line with the requirements of clinical governance.

      What we can offer

      • Spinal and paediatric specialism
      • Competitive Salary
      • Incremental holiday allowance 33 days up to 38 days (inclusive of bank holidays)
      • Performance related bonus
      • HCPC registration fees paid
      • Refer a friend incentive scheme
      • Continuing professional development
      • Opportunity to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and exposure to different clinics
      • Ongoing internal and external training and courses

      What experience you will need:

      • Confidence in measuring, tracing / casting and fitting orthoses/prostheses
      • Be committed to the highest standards of patient care and building strong relationships with patients and colleagues
      • Proficient IT skills for patient note documentation and ordering systems
      • We will also require applicants to be either a Certified Orthotist/Prosthetist or hold an HND/BSc in Orthotics/Prosthetics.
      • You must be HCPC registered.
      • Preferably a member of BAPO

      To apply, please send your CV to today for an initial chat. Ability Matters Group Limited are an equal opportunities employer, we have a clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all operations of the group.

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