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Orthotist

August 23, 2019
Sheffield - NGH
Competitive salary with excellent benefits

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 an Orthotist, to bring their enthusiasm and clinical experience to deliver an excellent patient driven service as part of our specialist team, based at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield.

This is a great opportunity to join the team at NGH, where you’ll gain further experience working in all areas of orthotics, including paediatrics, spinal and diabetic, and working with complex patients. 

Due to the varied nature of the role, this opportunity provides a clinically challenging environment and provides a great opportunity to further develop your skills in a highly rewarding role. 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.

Ideally, we are looking for an Orthotist with post graduate experience in a broad orthotic background and who is looking for a new opportunity to further develop their skills.  You’ll be a forward thinking clinician with a passion for delivering exceptional patient care, managing the individual patient’s case, to deliver the most appropriate and effective treatment.  You’ll be fully competent in lower limb orthotics, and have some experience in paediatrics, spinal and/or diabetics.  A clinical speciality would be useful, as would previous experience of audit or service evaluation.

You’ll be flexible and innovative in your approach and work to the highest professional standards, with care and integrity, to maintain our excellent reputation, ensuring full patient satisfaction, maintaining the reputation of our prestigious brand and subsequently achieving the rewarding responsibilities of this unique role.

Applicants must be degree qualified in Orthotics/Prosthetics and are HCPC registered. BAPO/ISPO membership is desirable, though not essential.

This can be a full or part time role, and we’re happy to discuss options with the right candidate.

 

How to apply?

If this sounds like the right role for you and you are an ambitious clinician, who is looking for a new challenge with an industry leading employer, we want to hear from you! Please forward your CV to: recruitment@blatchford.co.uk.

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