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Vacancy with the British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO)

Vacancy with the British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO)

BAPO are now recruiting for the role of Outreach Officer for Prosthetics and Orthotics as part of the Strategic Interventions in Health Education Disciplines (SIHED) programme which the College of Podiatry are leading on.  The SIHED programme, funded by the Office for Students (OFS), is a new programme which will deliver a range of interventions to increase awareness of allied health professions, including prosthetics and orthotics, and support student recruitment. 

The British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO) is the UK professional body dedicated to promoting their profession and supporting their clinicians to provide the highest level of clinical care for their service users. Prosthetics is the specialist medical discipline that involves the assessment, design and provision of artificial limbs. Orthotics is the specialist medical discipline in which external orthoses or braces and supports are assessed, designed and fitted to an individual to provide correction or prevention of a physical deformity; stabilisation of a joint or joints; reduction of pain; pressure offloading and improvement in mobility or performance.

This role will be based in the South of England working on behalf of BAPO funded by OFS and supported by the College of Podiatry. They will be required to travel to different locations to promote the profession.

Further details can be found on the BAPO website


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