Orthotist

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
Region:
East Midlands
Location:
Northampton
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
10/07/2018
Recruiter:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Job Ref:
Bl/Orthotist

Orthotist

Location: Northamptonshire

Salary: Competitive

Permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Blatchford is a world leading rehabilitation provider with clinical expertise in prosthetics, orthotics, special seating and wheelchairs. We design and manufacture the multi award-winning Endolite range of lower limb prostheses and provide clinical services to the NHS, military and patients internationally. With 128 years of innovation and expertise behind us, we produce the world's most advanced microprocessor artificial limbs.

We are now looking for a qualified Orthotist, to bring their enthusiasm and clinical experience to work as an integral part of our specialist team based in Northamptonshire.

About the Orthotist role:

We welcome applications from experienced Orthotists looking for a new challenge or recent graduates looking for their big break in orthotics. Working as part of a strong multi-disciplinary team, you will use your clinical skill and experience to deliver a first class Orthotic Clinical Service

The successful applicant will be a forward thinking clinician 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 prestigious brand and achieve the rewarding duties of the role.

The Northamptonshire Orthotic Service is delivered from two modern, purpose-built facilities in Northampton and Kettering. These spacious facilities have been specifically commissioned to offer patients and Orthotists the highest level of clinical facilities. They include on-site workshops, gait analysis and pressure measurement systems at both sites. Joint MDT clinics are also held within the Northampton and Kettering General Hospitals and local schools. You will utilise these outstanding facilities to deliver an exceptional patient centred service.

You will be able to utilise our fully electronic record keeping and ordering systems, benefit from protected time for CPD, receive support and mentoring and have opportunities to participate in clinical training events.

The orthotic service is supported by our first class manufacturing facility in Sheffield where we design and manufacture orthoses and footwear. You'll work closely with the manufacturing team to ensure the products you prescribe are right for your patients first time.

You will utilise these outstanding facilities to deliver an exceptional patient centred service, where you will be able to gain a wide range of experience.

As an Orthotist working within this Service setting, you will:

* Gain full clinical experience treating adults and children
* Develop and utilise your clinical skills working alongside an experienced local team in facilities designed specifically for Orthotic care
* Gain experience in the use of gait analysis to evidence best patient care
* Provide a patient-centred approach to service delivery as part of a dedicated MDT
* Benefit from focused CPD activities
* Have the opportunity to deliver improvements within the service and work closely with other clinicians to support their development as well as your own.

It is essential that applicants are degree qualified in Orthotics/Prosthetics and are HCPC registered. BAPO membership is desirable, though not essential.

In return, we offer a competitive salary package, excellent benefits and the opportunity to work

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