Clinical Specialist Orthotist


Dorset Orthopaedic is one of the UK's leading providers of prosthetic, orthotic, silicone and rehabilitation services. The company was established 30 years ago and is now the UK private patient care division of Ottobock plc. We pride ourselves in continually seeking to understand our patients’ unique requirements and deliver individual personalised care. It's this bespoke service and attention to detail that has gained us our reputation for quality and personalised service since 1989.

Dorset Orthopaedic is passionate about pioneering prosthetic and orthotic rehab and we wish to recruit a Clinical Specialist Orthotist who is keen to uphold the standard of our service, is enthusiastic about evidence-based practice and can add to the skills of the rehab team during their employment.


Competitive based on experience to include additional company benefits.


Primary location Bredbury, Manchester with additional cover for satellite clinic in Glasgow

Contract type

Permanent full-time position, 40 hours a week

Closing date

Friday 16th June 2023

Job Description

We are pleased to offer an exciting role as part of our multi-disciplinary service in our Manchester Clinic. The candidate would be working alongside Prosthetists and Physiotherapists to ensure a holistic provision of rehabilitation. You will specifically be looking at complex trauma, amputation cases, neuro and paediatrics with long term rehabilitation requirements. This will include complex clinical multi-disciplinary team assessments and writing of a clinically reasoned recommendation reports for funding approval.

You will be working as part of a wide internal and external multi-disciplinary team (e.g. Prosthetists, Physiotherapists, technicians, case managers, solicitors, and other allied health professionals) and take an independent and/or lead role in providing appropriate orthotic treatment to a wide range of DO clients.

Candidates should be 5-years post-graduation, with experience in trauma, Neuro rehabilitation and paediatrics.

An essential requirement is the ability to lead and grow the orthotics service in Manchester and Glasgow.

A dynamic and proactive approach to self-development, with a keen desire to learn and expand your skills in the orthotics field, as well as that of the orthotics service within Dorset, is essential.

Training on the various orthoses, specific rehabilitation skills and report writing will be provided.

Essential Requirements:

  • BSc or MSc in Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Current HCPC Registration

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Provide orthoses as required
  • Liaise with management team, case managers and solicitors
  • Record and update medical records
  • Work alone and alongside a multi-disciplinary team
  • Record outcome measures and contribute to auditing, research and development
  • Have a full UK driving licence


Interested applicants should send a copy of their CV with covering letter to Johnathan Musson, .

Closing date for applications are Friday 16th June 2023.

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