The Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association Ltd. (AOPA) is the peak professional body representing orthotist/prosthetists in Australia.
AOPA self regulates the profession and sets standards and codes which are upheld by the membership.
Currently AOPA has over 400 members and represents more than 75% of all practicing orthotist/prosthetists in Australia.
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The Prosthetic and Orthotic Department at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne is based at Fitzroy, but operates across two other sites: St George’s Health Service (SGHS) and Caritas Christi Hospice. The service has close links with other Allied Health Departments and Medical Units, in particular Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation and Vascular.
The Alfred Health Prosthetic and Orthotic Department is a progressive and innovative clinical service provider, committed to helping amputees gain improved quality of life.
We are part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team and are committed to providing excellence of care in rehabilitation and ongoing clinical services to all our clients, both private and public. We provide high quality and person-centred clinical management for clients with limb deficiencies of all levels, musculoskeletal and neuromuscular deformities, ranging from cosmetic transfer prostheses to myoelectric and bionic limbs.
The Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is seeking a part time contract Policy Officer who will play a leading role in developing and implementing an advocacy plan which promotes AOPA as the voice of orthotics and prosthetics in Australia. This will include positioining and representing the profession and the crucial role AOPA’s practitioners play in the delivery of heath and disability services.
If you have the desire to represent the orthotic and prosthetic profession, then this is the job for you!