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Specialist Orthotist

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NHS FORTH VALLEY Outpatient Care Group, Surgical Directorate Specialist Orthotist Full-time 375 hours per week, permanent Band 6, Salary: £26,565 - £35,577 per annum Ref No: 16100320 Orthotic services are currently provided from Stirling Community Hospital with a visiting service covering acute and rehabilitation wards. This may change with implementation of Forth Valley Healthcare Strategy. The post holder will join an established NHS team and will work in a multidisciplinary environment to provide a clinical orthotic service across Forth Valley. Applicants must be HCPC registered and preferably members of BAPO and have an appropriate qualification in their specialism, eg Post Graduate diploma or significant post-registration with relevant experience and competencies in the specialist area. Completion of, or working towards an approved critical appraisal skills course is required. Applicants must have knowledge of clinical audit. For informal discussions please contact Lynne Rowley, Orthotics Clinical lead on Tel:  ( Phone number removed )  or e-mail ( Email address removed ) The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. More information on this scheme can be found at Closing Date: Thursday 27th October 2016 at 12 noon. Please note, if we have not contacted you within 6 weeks of the post closing, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. NHS Forth Valley Board aims to improve health and healthcare for the people of Forth Valley. In recent years we celebrated the opening of the new Forth Valley Royal Hospital and we are now embarking on a new and exciting chapter of quality improvement as we continue to design and deliver healthcare services fit for the future, with the launch of our new Healthcare Strategy. For further information on NHS Forth Valley please visit our website where you will find copies of our Healthcare Strategy and Annual Review.

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