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Job Description

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

There is a possibility that some fixed term appointments may be converted to permanent posts.

Please note that IF the vacancy states 'INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY' or 'INTERNAL TRUST APPLICANTS ONLY' Doncaster and Bassetlaw Trust Employees/Applications will only be considered against this post

Band 5 £21909 - £28462 (Dependant on experience)

A vacancy have arisen for graduate Orthotists to join our growing NHS In-House Orthotic department.

Based in a busy acute NHS Foundation Trust hospital the Orthotic department provides both in-patient cover and out patient clinics at Doncaster, Bassetlaw and MexboroughHospitals. The service also delivers orthotics at special schools as part of a ‘Therapy in Schools’ initiative and for long-term neurological conditions and rehabilitation services at TickhillRoadHospital.

We provide direct access for all Doncaster and Bassetlaw G.P. patients.

The department is busy with a diverse range of clinical conditions treated.

Multi-disciplinary working is actively encouraged throughout the Trust with a strong emphasis on clinical governance, evidence based practice and continuing professional development. Our in-house manufacturing unit has recently received the Medipex award for innovation.

We are looking for a committed professional with a flexible approach to delivering orthotic care.

If you would like to be part of a growing in-house team who strive to provide first class patient focused care we would welcome your application.

All applicants must be HPC registered and preferably a member of BAPO.

For more information regarding the post or an informal, confidential discussion please contact Graham Moore, Clinical Lead on  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed )

DBS checks - As a Trust who is committed to securing the safety of its staff, patients and property, we use the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). In line with other NHS organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event that they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Please note that this check will be charged for in two instalments when you commence employment with Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.

As a Trust we value HONESTY from our staff and therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, regardless of when they took place, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences which will be discussed in a meeting between yourself, the Recruitment Team and your potential line manager..

If you are employed by the Trust and are interested in applying for this vacancy as a secondment (if advertised as such), please access the Secondment Policy (CORP/EMP 39) via the intranet, for guidance on requirements.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully to ensure that you meet the skills and experience required for the post. The 'Supporting Information' area on the application form is available if you wish to expand on your skills and experience.

For enquiries regarding the vacancy, please contact the person on the advert.


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