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12-13-2005, 01:59 AM
Job Title: Head of Service and Physiotherapy Lead

Location: Oxford Gait Laboratory, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust,

Salary scale: Band 8b (salary range 40,036 - 49,496)

Post initially offered on a 3 year fixed term basis.

The Oxford Gait Laboratory provides regional and national clinical gait
analysis services based at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre which is renowned
worldwide for its orthopaedic treatment. The laboratory is fully equipped
with the latest 3D motion analysis technology and staffed with an
experienced multi-disciplinary team. We have an active research programme
with strong academic links with the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will ensure the effective
operation of a high quality service for a range of patients with complex
neuromuscular and orthopaedic disorders (predominantly paediatric). The role
combines clinical leadership and advanced practice in paediatrics and gait
analysis, with management of staff and resources, service planning and
development, research, education and training.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in
paediatrics, a post-graduate degree in a relevant field, gait analysis
experience, and experience of formal research projects ideally with a track
record in successful research grant applications. They must be able to
demonstrate sound management skills and be comfortable projecting service
developments. Experience in teaching/lecturing would be an advantage.

Closing date for applications: 27th January 2006.

For further information/informal visit please contact Nicky Thompson, Oxford
Gait Laboratory, +44 1865-227609, email:
or Tim Theologis, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: +44 1865-227475 email:
Application and job description available from the Human Resources
Department , Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital, Windmill Rd, Headington, Oxford
OX3 7LD, tel +44 1865-737383 (24 hour answer-machine) or email


Mrs Nicky Thompson MSc MCSP
Clinical Specialist in Gait Analysis & Head of Service
Oxford Gait Laboratory
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust
Windmill Road, Headington
Oxford OX3 7LD
Tel: + 44-(0)1865-227609
email: nicky.thompson@noc.anglox.nhs.uk