Orthotic Assistant Job in Tameside, Manchester at Crispin Orthotics

Ashton under Lyne, Manchester, Full Time £15k - £20k

Base:                                           Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Department / Ward:            Orthotics

Salary:                                         £20K

ORGANISATIONAL ARRANGEMENTS.
Accountable to:                       Operations Manager

JOB PURPOSE
To provide administrative support to the Orthotic Service.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Administration Responsibilities

·       To input patient details and treatment records onto the department IT system

·       To manage the computerised appointment system ensuring notification of appointments to the patients.

·       To have responsibility for effective clinic utilisation

·       Receive, unpack and verify ordered orthoses and then allocate to the relevant clinic.  There is a requirement for quality control of the received goods.

·       Register referrals onto NHS system

·       Deal with telephone queries from patients and other Healthcare Professionals

·       Booking ambulance and interpreter services

Clinical Responsibilities

·       To effectively communicate with patients on a one to one basis. Frequently dealing with vulnerable and at risk patients, both adults and children. The requirement to display sensitivity and understanding towards patients.

·       To manage patients arriving with no appointment requiring advice, assessment and guidance.  This may include liaising with the Orthotist where clinical input is required.

·       Act as a chaperone.

·       To receive and process repairs and adaptations of patients orthoses and arrange return to patients.

Clinical Governance:

·       Attend trust induction training and mandatory training programmes.

·       Develop skills by attending relevant short courses.

·       Maintain a personal portfolio as evidence of competence to practice.

·       Be involved with audit.

To apply for the position please email CV to [email protected]


Crispin Orthotics is a Innovative Orthotics company based in Leeds, we provide an Orthotics service to both the NHS and private sector in various locations across the UK.

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