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  • Vacancy at Oxford Gait Laboratory

    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