Physiotherapist - Amputee

Salary Unspecified
Town/City Leicester LE19 1WZ
Payment type Per annum
Region East Midlands
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Opcare Ltd

Other benefits

Vacancy details

Opcare, part of the international healthcare company Ability Matters Group, is one of the largest suppliers of artificial limb, orthotic, and posture and mobility services to the NHS in England. We consistently deliver a first class service for users, whilst applying the most advanced and exciting clinical and technical solutions available to patients.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join our team in Leicester.

Job Summary:

  • Working as a member of the Prosthetic MDT within the Prosthetic department of The Leicester Specialist Mobility Centre
  • Managing an identified caseload of patients effectively and efficiently including responsibility for pre-amputation consultations, treatment of paediatric cases and patients with complex, multi amputation issues
  • A passion to implement, evaluate, treat and progress patient care to maximise their rehabilitation potential – including decision making regarding discharge from care and appropriate follow-up
  • Be actively engaged in training with a drive to develop themselves, others and the service

What we can offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • PRP (Performance Related Pay)
  • Incremental holiday allowance 33 days up to 38 days (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Continuing professional development
  • Ongoing internal and external training and courses

Skills & Personal Attributes:

  • Experience of working with amputees is desirable
  • Knowledge of clinical governance, professional and ethical issues and of legal issues (data protection, confidentiality, health and safety)
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise own caseload, ensuring overall caseload is managed effectively
  • Basic computer, keyboard and IT skills, knowledge of working within patient databases
  • Carry out assessments by using analytical/problem solving skills to formulate treatment and management plans for patients with varying needs applying clinical and evidence based reasoning
  • Utilise a high level of interpersonal communication skills and ability to communicate complex clinical and non-clinical information clearly, both verbally and in writing, adapting this to the individual recipient
  • Educate patients and carers and other professional’s in the safe use of equipment provided


  • Recognised Physiotherapy degree or relevant degree in professional field
  • HCPC registration

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV to ASAP.

Ability Matters Group Limited are an equal opportunities employer, we have a clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all operations of the group

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