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Orthotist – Cambridge

Opcare, part of the AM Healthcare, 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 technologies?

Working at Cambridge

Opcare have been providing the prosthetic and orthotic services in Cambridge since 2002 and have recently been re-awarded the contract, this role is an excellent opportunity to have a key influence within the service to advance and improve the delivery of service.

The department is newly based in a purpose-built facility just to the south of Addenbrookes hospital, a world-renowned hospital for trauma, cancer and vascular care. The facility has consultant care, amputee rehab and gait lab facilities. There is a complex mix of patients and extended practice clinics which provides a great opportunity to be exposed to interesting and varied caseloads.

There is an on-site workshop with skilled staff providing a collaborative working approach to device design and manufacture.

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 Cambridge.

The role will involve working with a complex clinical case load, it will present exciting opportunities to develop clinical skillsets. The role will be instrumental in working with the prosthetic team, consisting of clinicians, technicians and wider NHS MDT to advance and improve the delivery of the service.

There are a wide variety of patients and extended practice clinics including, but not limited to:

  • In and out-patient clinics for neurological conditions
  • Paediatrics
  • Scoliosis bracing
  • Diabetic foot
  • Foot and ankle
  • Theatre casts and removal

Key Skills/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

This role will provide an opportunity for an ambitious clinician to step into a position that will challenge them and provide opportunities to develop clinically across a range of practice areas.

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.

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


To be successful in this role, candidates must be fully HCPC registered and have one of the following qualifications:

  • Certified Orthotist
  • HND Orthotics
  • BSc Prosthetics & Orthotics

To apply please email your CV with a covering letter ASAP to

 For more details and additional vacancies please see our website

Job Category: Orthotist
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Cambridge
Salary: Competitive

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