Orthotist - Maternity Cover - North East

We are currently looking for an Orthotist to join our team in the North East of England, for a period of up to 9 months to cover Maternity leave.

Working across a small number of services you will be expected to carry a full patient caseload to allow optimum effectiveness for the patient and deliver the orthosis within the agreed contract time at the Orthotic Service Centre.

North East England has an international reputation for innovation and is a rewarding place to live and work, with vibrant cities and beautiful coast and countryside. The region has some of the lowest commuting times in the country with good transport links to Scotland as well as lower than average house prices.

As an Orthotist, you will interact with patients, assessing their orthotic needs and use your clinical skills to meet the needs of the patient.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:
  • Take a plaster cast of the patient and produce a well-fitting orthosis with minimum remakes.
  • Be aware of the Company’s Quality system, and your responsibilities contained therein, and ensure that all paperwork and job sheets are filled out correctly, legibly, and promptly, including product specification and product codes.
  • Ensure that all paperwork is up to date and facilitate in the resolution of any order queries in a timely manner.
  • Help technicians manufacture the orthosis by writing out clear and concise instructions and discussing any unusual requests directly with them. Any change from standard manufacturing techniques is subject to the risk assessment process.
  • Ensure any stock removed from clinical stores is correctly booked out and replaced.
  • Ensure that all clinical records are kept for every patient in the format recommended by the profession and the Orthotic Service Centre.
  • To maintain patient confidentiality and adhere to the Data Protection Act, ensuring that all patient records are kept secure at all times.
  • Work as part of the multidisciplinary team, respecting the role that each team member has to play and taking the lead role in orthotic prescribing.
  • Be aware of the contract style operated at each centre and ensure that your working practices conform to meet both the standards promoted by the Company and the requirements of the contract.

You will need excellent attention to detail, be able to work as an autonomous practitioner, have a positive approach and attitude, demonstrate that you are undertaking continuing professional development and fill your working day in a productive manner.

If you feel you have the necessary attributes to be considered for the above position, please complete an application form and submit your CV below. Alternatively download an application form from the website and email to hr@steepergroup.com.

Due to the high volume of applications we anticipate we will receive for this role, in the event you have not heard from us within 14 days, we regret to inform you that you have been unsuccessful in your application.

Strictly no agencies.

The closing date for applications is 26th February 2019.

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