Senior Orthotist – Bristol

      We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Orthotist to join our team in Bristol.

      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:

      Bristol is a large orthotic centre, based just outside of the Bristol City Centre which delivers orthotic services to a variety of hospital/ facilities in the area. The role at Bristol Centre of Enablement provides an opportunity to work with a well-established team, develop your clinical practice across a range of clinical settings and provide progression opportunities.

      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.

      Working as part of large team, the role holder will work collaboratively with other members of the team, which includes students/graduates.

      What we can offer

      • 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:

      • Proven practical experience working successfully as an Orthotist
      • 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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