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Orthotist

August 30, 2019
Cumbria
Competitive

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.

Blatchford has an exciting opportunity for an Orthotist to bring their enthusiasm and experience to a dynamic team of Prosthetists, Orthotists and Technicians across the University Hospitals Morecambe Bay NHS Trust and North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Responsibilities of the Orthotist:

As an Orthotist with Blatchford you will use your skills to provide your patients across the region with the most appropriate an effective treatment, to meet their individual needs. You will provide clinically appropriate high-level orthotic services to a wide range of patients, communicating effectively with the patient and the multi-disciplinary team, to ensure they receive the best possible treatment. You will deal with a caseload of patients, covering general orthotics and paediatrics, so you will see a variety of different orthotic cases and patient requirements. Within the clinics there are opportunities to develop clinical specialisms within paediatrics, neurology, diabetic foot management and musculoskeletal medicine, depending on your individual development preferences.

Requirements of the Orthotist:

We would love to hear from you if you are a forward-thinking clinician with a passion for delivering exceptional patient care. The successful applicant will provide and promote a high standard of orthotic care and treatment across a range of adult and paediatric patient pathologies, ensuring best practice is always applied. They will be flexible in their approach and work to the highest professional standards, with care and integrity, to maintain our excellent reputation, ensuring full patient satisfaction and subsequently achieving the rewarding duties of this unique role.

Ideally candidates will have some post graduate experience, with the enthusiasm to further develop and progress. We also welcome applications from graduates who are looking to start their careers in an interesting and dynamic role, with excellent mentoring and training. We can offer you a strong CPD programme tailored to your individual development needs and the support of a committed Company and a focused team, dedicated to improving patient care. It is essential that applicants are degree qualified in Prosthetics/ Orthotics and are HCPC registered.

Benefits of the orthotist:

In return we offer competitive packages, excellent benefits and the opportunity to work as an integral part of an excellent service.

How to apply?

If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Orthotist, then please apply now!

Please apply by sending your CV to the Recruitment Team on recruitment@blatchford.co.uk or contact Laura Mann HR Advisor on the same email for more information

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