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      Orthotist – Sussex Community

      Fixed term contract: 12 months

      Hours: Full time 39 hours per week

      We have an exciting opportunity for an Orthotist to join our team in the Sussex Community on fixed term 12 month contract

      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 assesses patients in a variety of different clinics, occasionally in conjunction with Physiotherapists, NHS Doctors and other members of the interdisciplinary team as appropriate, they then provide orthotic treatment based on best practice.

      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 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.
      • Have a valid UK driving Licence and happy to attend different sites.
      • Preferably a member of BAPO

      To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@abilitymatters.com 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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