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Orthotist – Belfast

Opcare, part of AM Healthcare  Group, is the largest supplier of prosthetic and orthotic services to the NHS. As a company, we aim to continuously improve the services we deliver and develop those who work for us.

Looking to join one of the fasting growing clinical service delivery companies in the UK?

Do you:

Want to join an organisation and team that believes in putting the patient first and focuses on improving the lives of individuals through innovation and service development?

Want to join a team that focuses on staff and people development?

Have access to innovative and emerging orthotic 3D print technologies?

Working at Belfast

Working in Northern Ireland, a region known for its vibrant opportunities and friendly people. Recently named the “happiest place” to live in the UK, Northern Ireland offers Orthotists an exciting environment to enhance their clinical skills, working alongside a highly experienced and knowledgeable team of Orthotists.

Orthotists in Northern Ireland operate autonomously in clinics, assessing patients and prescribing orthotics tailored to individual needs. Playing a pivotal role in guiding patients towards optimal rehabilitation outcomes, operating within both inpatient and outpatient settings. Orthotists collaborate with specialist clinicians and become part of various multi-disciplinary teams to achieve the best outcome for their patient, including complex paediatrics, orthopaedics, high risk diabetes, spinal, neurology, and rehabilitation.

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking an experienced Orthotist who is looking for an opportunity to develop their career and be a part of our large and dynamic team in Belfast.

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.

Key Responsibilities:

Some of the key responsibilities the role holder will have responsibility for:

  • Independent and autonomous responsibility for caseload of patients
  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality care for all patients and the smooth running of the service
  • Working closely with multi-disciplinary teams (MDT’s)
  • Inputting on initiatives within the centre service development plan

The role will be instrumental in helping to develop and implement service improvements for the betterment of patients in Belfast.

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic and busy team, and be supported with local, regional, and national training to develop their clinical skills to support the service. We aim to deliver a first-class service for users whilst applying the most advanced and exciting clinical and technical solutions available to patients.

Qualifications:

To apply please email your CV with a covering letter ASAP to recruitment@abilitymatters.com

 

For more details and additional vacancies please see our website www.abilitymatters.com

 

Either:

  • Certified Orthotist
  • HND Orthotics
  • BSc Orthotics/Prosthetics

Must also be fully HCPC Registered.

What do we offer

  • Competitive market salary
  • Industry leading training opportunities
  • Access to innovative scanning and 3D technology
  • Management development
  • Access to UK & Global clinical conferences

 

AM Healthcare Group is an equal opportunities employer, we have a clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all operations of the group.

 

 

Job Category: Orthotist
Salary: Competitive

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