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Title Orthotic/Insole technician
Salary Band 3/4 £16,968 – £19,825 pa, based on full-time hours (band 3), £19,409 – £22,683 pa, based on full-time hours (band 4)
Location Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Basingstoke
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Applications are invited for an orthotic and insole technician based in our orthotics laboratory, Basingstoke.

Our aim is to deliver excellent quality of care to patients in order to prevent lower limb pathology, reduce or eliminate pain while maintaining and improving mobility, independence and return to full function. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a new initiative as the service continues to strive for excellence in patient care.

The podiatry service currently uses a CAD-CAM system which will constitute a large part of the overall manufacturing process. In addition to this, the successful applicant will be required to manufacture a range of stock insoles to be issued at a number of clinics across the service.

The role requires methodical and accurate ways of working and the ability to work from complex technical instructions. Applicants need to be able to work to deadlines and demonstrate good organisation and time management skills. The role requires both practical and problem-solving skills. This role involves operating a CAD-CAM system, grinding equipment and a range of hand tools.

You will be required to work closely with our team of Podiatrists in the provision of orthoses and insoles, therefore, good communication skills are essential to developing relationships to foster positive patient outcomes.

The successful candidate will be expected to assist the Service Manager in maintaining stock control and ensure relevant paper and electronic systems are completed for the receipt of prescriptions through to the dispatching of completed goods. It will also be necessary for the post holder to ensure health and safety policies are followed in the orthotic laboratory and to maintain a safe, clean and orderly working environment.

The opportunity is for either a band 3 or band 4 post and is subject to previous experience and qualifications. The band 3 post requires a minimum of an NVQ 3 qualification and the Diploma for band 4.

This role requires knowledge and experience in orthotic goods, in particular, the manufacturing of insoles and orthoses. Experience in a healthcare setting including contact with patients is desirable.

The successful applicant will be provided with the required training for the role including local procedures and clinical pathways; training on local equipment (including CADCAM) and systems of working.

We are committed to CPD and promoting evidence-based practice and a high standard of care throughout the service. We offer support through regular 1:1 meetings, clinical supervision, in-house CPD and ongoing training to support the development of our staff.

 

Please note: arrangement of an informal visit/chat prior to an interview is an essential part of the short-listing process.

If you would like to be part of our Podiatry Vision, please contact Mark Page, Podiatry Manager for an informal chat or to arrange an informal visit.

Telephone: 07711 495685 

Email Address:markpage@nhs.net

 https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/b4776ea26d4f5cce97bb7a9b9d7cacaf/?vac_ref=914788587

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Title Orthotic Technician
Salary Dependent on experience
Location Trust Orthotics, Unit 86 Venture Point West, Evans Road, Liverpool L24 9PB
Job Information

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Orthotic Technician

We are a bespoke Orthopaedic appliance and podiatry manufacturer based in Speke, Liverpool

We are seeking an experience Foot Orthotic technician to join our multi-skilled team.

The role will include;

  • Work as part of a team to produce high-quality custom foot orthotics
  • Using various materials and padding to finish orthotics
  • Perform cast rectifications
  • Interpret and understand patient information
  • Grinding/finishing orthotics to a high standard

 

Candidates should demonstrate the following skills;

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Maintain a safe, clean and orderly environment
  • Good hand/eye coordination
  • Perform ordering and receiving and other inventory tasks as assigned

 

Candidates must possess at least 2 years relevant experience in the orthotics industry. All disciplines of orthotic technician will be considered for this role.

 

The hours will be Monday – Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am to 12.30pm.

Salary will depend on experience, plus 24 days holiday.

 

End date for applications: 31st October 2017

Applications should be sent to enquiries@trustorthotics.co.uk

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Title Orthopaedic Shoe Repair Technician
Salary Dependent on experience
Location Trust Orthotics, Unit 86 Venture Point West, Evans Road, Liverpool L24 9PB
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We are a bespoke Orthopaedic appliance and podiatry manufacturer based in Speke, Liverpool. We are seeking a shoe repair technician to join our multi-skilled team. Some experience in shoe repairs is essential.

 

Your duties will include;

  • Repairs Alterations and adaptations to patients shoe using grindery machinery/knives.

 

Candidates should possess the following skills and experience;

  • Use of grinding and finishing machines
  • Precise measuring skills
  • Experience of operating manufacturing machinery
  • Be able to read clinical orders accurately
  • Good hand/ eye coordination along with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own innovative and as part of a team.
  • Effective organisational, time management and planning skills.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and orderly environment

 

The hours will be Monday – Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am to 12.30pm.

Salary will depend on experience, plus 24 days holiday.

 

End date for applications: 31st October 2017

Applications should be sent to enquiries@trustorthotics.co.uk

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Title Senior Prosthetic/Orthotic Technician
Salary Generous salary package, commensurate with experience
Location Momentum Sports & Rehabilitation Services, Canberra, Australia.
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Momentum is a leading Australian provider of rehabilitation support to clients with injuries and disabilities and specialises in the manufacture and fitting of medical bracing and prosthetic limbs. An exciting opportunity exists within this growing medical facility for technical support and workshop management. This role will assist the growth of a central fabrication service to provide orthotic and prosthetic technologies across Australia.

 

The successful applicant will be someone who can work effectively and efficiently within an enthusiastic team of clinical care providers. The applicant will be motivated to grow with the business to provide a unique and high quality service. They will need to be able to multi-task, have great attention to detail and take pride in quality workmanship.

 

Main tasks

• The provision of technical laboratory services, including the manufacture, fabrication, repair, modification, and maintenance of Orthotic and Prosthetic devices.

• Implementation of a wide range of manufacturing processes, techniques and materials including thermoforming and thermosetting plastics, carbon and glass laminates, metals and textiles.

• Assist in the development of new technical processes and the application of new materials and equipment.

• Monitor, maintain, report and coordinate repairs for machinery.

• Work collaboratively with clinical staff and provide advice on the application of materials and laboratory processing.

• Assist in the maintenance of laboratory stock and store levels.

 

Skills & Competencies

• Minimum of two years of orthotic and prosthetic fabrication experience, including:

- Comprehensive knowledge in fabricating, modifying, adjusting, and repairing orthotic and prosthetic devices.

- Excellent technical skill evidenced by strong experience utilizing a variety of hand and power tools, machines and materials, and working closely with Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist required.

• Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills.

• Experience using/willingness to learn Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) techniques.

 

Personal attributes

• Professional approach

• Positive, compassionate and confident manner

• Honesty and integrity

• Positive approach to change

• Self-motivation and willingness to learn

 

Generous salary package, commensurate with experience. Relocation assistance will be available to the successful applicant. All applications should include a resume, referee details from current/most recent employer, and a cover letter explaining the special qualities you can bring to our exciting and expanding business.

Please email your expressions of interest to: contact@momentumsr.com.au

Applications close on Sunday 8th October 2017.

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Title Orthotic Technician
Location Celtic Orthotics, Southern Ireland
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CelticOrthotics_Logo2Celtic Orthotics requires an experienced Orthotics Technician to assist us manufacture custom made foot orthotics using a wide range of materials and plastics.

Successful candidates will be required to apply their manufacturing experience and knowledge of materials to achieve best results. Experience of CAD -CAM, direct milling & CNC fabrication is a distinct advantage.

Candidates must demonstrate the following key attributes and skills:

  • Ability to work on own innovative and as part of a team.
  • Perform fabrication and repair of orthotic and/or prosthetic devices, according to Company quality and quantity standards.
  • Good communication skills to allow you to build and develop relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Perform ordering and receiving and other inventory tasks as assigned.
  • Knowledge and hand skills needed to fabricate and repair orthoses according to patient measurements, casts and in compliance with a physician’s prescription
  • Mechanical ability and hand-eye coordination to use laboratory tools safely and effectively.
  • Measure patients for orthotics.
  • Effective organizational, time management and planning skills.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment.
  • Liaise with medical practitioners to achieve best orthotic outcomes.
  • Good hand/eye coordination along with excellent attention to detail.
  • Be able to interpret clinical orders, work to technical instructions undertaking precise measurements, identify raw material requirements in the repair and construction of Foot Orthotics

Candidates must possess at least 3-5 years relevant experience in the orthotics industry.

 

Please email your cv to michael@celticorthotics.com or call 00353 65 68 41140 for an immediate interview.

Our website is www.celticorthotics.com.

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Title Orthotic/Footwear Technicians
Salary negotiable, depending on experience
Location Salts, Birmingham, West Midlands
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Full time position Monday to Thursday 7am – 3:30pm Friday 7:30am – 2:15pm

One of the UK’s oldest family-run manufacturing companies currently has an exciting opportunity for two experienced footwear technicians to join our busy surgical footwear section.

Skills making finishing of surgical insoles, last making and fitting, finishing of surgical footwear and lasting of surgical footwear are sought after.

However, if you don’t have all the skills specified, but have experience in footwear repair/construction or orthotics manufacture, training will be given.

Benefits include: BHSF plan, life assurance, access to our own gym and free personal trainer sessions, Kiddivouchers etc

If you are interested in this challenging role, please apply in writing, enclosing your CV to:

Barbara Bugajska - HR Administrator

barbara.bugajska@salts.co.uk

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Title Orthotic Technician
Salary Competitive salary, dependent on experience and skill.
Location Allard Support UK Ltd, Coes Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland
Job Information

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Allard Support UK Ltd: A leading manufacturer of Spinal Orthotic products, based in Dundalk, Ireland, are seeking to recruit an Orthotic Technician. The successful candidate will work as part of our busy technical team, providing high quality products and services to our worldwide customer base.  A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate and will be commensurate with experience and abilities.

The Role:

  • Work as part of a busy technical team producing high quality custom spinal orthotics
  • Perform cast rectifications
  • Interpret and understand patient information (measurement, x rays, etc.) and complete Orthosis design to established protocols.
  • Fabricate and finish bespoke thermoplastic orthosis to high standards of workmanship
  • Assist the Technical Manager with various projects

 

The Requirements:

  • A minimum of two years previous experience as Orthotic Technician
  • Ability to understand and interpret product specification charts
  • Ability to work to deadlines and achieve manufacturing targets
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional hand craft skills

 

The Person

  • Eager to learn and possess a “can-do” attitude
  • Have the personal attributes to enable you to work successfully as part of a small team.
  • Display the ability to work in an environment of minimal supervision where initiative and judgement are key qualities.
  • Good communication skills

 

Please email your CV to info@allarduk.co.uk or hardcopy by post to Allard Support UK Ltd, Coes Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland.

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Title Orthotic Technician – Plastics
Location TayCare Medical Ltd, Leeds
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TayCare Medical is a family owned and managed business, employing over 70 people. We have established ourselves as a fundamental operator within the Orthotic industry which we feel has arisen from providing a first class service to our customers and patients. Our strategy for the future is to remain at the forefront of orthotics and we are looking to develop a team capable of supporting such a vision.

 

Our team of Orthotists enjoy developing working relationships with our technicians in order to deliver high quality orthoses to our patients.

 

We are continually looking at new technology to enhance our product range and we encourage input from our technicians as part of this process.

 

There is an opportunity for an individual to join our dynamic technical team and help us achieve our commercial objectives.

 

The role:

The role we have available is that of an orthotic technician to work within the productive plastic department. You will be joining a team of ten colleagues, each of whom are committed to meeting the company’s quality objectives.

 

Ideally we are recruiting a role within the cast rectification section but we would consider all plastic technician applications.

 

Core skills required:

  • A proven track record of working as a plastics technician;
  • Ability to understand and interpret product specification charts and orthotic prescriptions;
  • Ability to work to deadlines and manufacturing targets;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good team working skills;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

 

Training

TayCare are very interested in developing technicians that want to progress in their careers. Full support is available for applicants wanting to enhance their continuous professional development.

 

If you are interested in a change and like our company and the role specified, please contact us using the details below and make that change happen.

 

Paul Ford - Production Director

TayCare Medical Ltd

Units 1-2 Royds Close

Leeds, LS12 6LL

Paul.Ford@taycare.com

Direct dial: 0113 202 2055

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Title Orthotic Technician
Salary Competitive, depending on experience
Location Glasgow
Job Information

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Buchanan Orthotics are looking to recruit Orthotic technicians to work in our busy manufacturing base in Glasgow. The business operates a range of Orthotic manufacturing at our Glasgow facility, which is based 10 minutes from Glasgow city centre. There are currently approx. 70 members of staff.

 

The company are currently looking to recruit technicians to work in our Plastics department, manufacturing AFOs and other thermoplastic devices.

 

Responsibilities include:

- Working in the Plaster room, filling and cutting off patient’s casts.

- Working on moulding and finishing AFOs and other plastic devices.

- Being overseen by the factory manager and production manager.

- Training to improve current skills, and develop apprentices in the department.

 

The company looks to recruit staff with the following skills / traits;

- A focus on producing a quality Orthotic for the patient.

- Being part of the team and sharing and developing skills with others.

- Being able to communicate with Orthotists and other AHPs, and solve problems to the best outcome of the patient.

- Being courteous and working well with other members of staff.

- Being on-time and working at a productive level.

- Being able to read and understand instructions on Clinician’s order charts.

 

The company is further looking to recruit technicians with skills/experience in other departments, so any Orthotic technician/footwear experience would be welcomed.

 

The company would also be willing to contribute a share of re-location costs if the applicant lived out with a reasonable distance.

 

If you are interested, or would like further information, please contact us at the details below:

Ryan Currie - Senior Management

Buchanan Orthotics Ltd

603 Helen Street

Glasgow, UK

G513AR

0141-440-1999

ryan@buchananorthotics.co.uk

 

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Title Orthotic Footwear Technician
Salary Competitive salary, dependent on experience and skill.
Location T&S Orthotics, Croydon, Surrey
Job Information

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We are now recruiting for experienced Orthotic Footwear Technicians, Metal Work Technicians and Foot Orthotic Technicians, to join our skilled team at Croydon, Surrey. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our family owned business and to be part of our growing team.

 

Ideal candidates’ skills:
• Excellent attention to detail as standard.
• Ability to work on own initiative, and as part of a working team.
• Good communication skills.
• Maintain a safe, clean and orderly environment.
• Interpret clinical orders, work to technical instructions from our clients.

• Cad-Cam experience preferable.

 

Benefits:
• Competitive salary, dependent on experience and skill.
• Company pension.
• Further training.

 

Experience required:
To apply, you`ll ideally have a minimum of three years’ experience within the orthotic manufacturing industry preferably in the manufacture of custom footwear and foot orthotics. We are looking for people who share our vision for quality and success. If you’re passionate about your work, please contact us to discuss further.

 

About us
T&S Orthotics are one of the country’s finest orthotic product manufacturer and clinical service provider. Since the company was formed in 2006, we have worked hard to acquire and maintain a reputation for unsurpassed quality and service. Everyone at T&S Orthotics is committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations at every turn.

Please email your C.V. with a covering letter, or if you prefer to chat over the phone, then please use the contact number below..

 

All enquiries to:
Malcolm Fox
E: info@tandsorthotics.co.uk

Tel: 07966656977

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Title Foot Orthotic Technician
Salary Competitive salary, dependent on experience and skill.
Location T&S Orthotics, Croydon, Surrey
Job Information

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We are now recruiting for experienced Orthotic Footwear Technicians, Metal Work Technicians and Foot Orthotic Technicians, to join our skilled team at Croydon, Surrey. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our family owned business and to be part of our growing team.

 

Ideal candidates’ skills:
• Excellent attention to detail as standard.
• Ability to work on own initiative, and as part of a working team.
• Good communication skills.
• Maintain a safe, clean and orderly environment.
• Interpret clinical orders, work to technical instructions from our clients.

• Cad-Cam experience preferable.

 

Benefits:
• Competitive salary, dependent on experience and skill.
• Company pension.
• Further training.

 

Experience required:
To apply, you`ll ideally have a minimum of three years’ experience within the orthotic manufacturing industry preferably in the manufacture of custom footwear and foot orthotics. We are looking for people who share our vision for quality and success. If you’re passionate about your work, please contact us to discuss further.

 

About us
T&S Orthotics are one of the country’s finest orthotic product manufacturer and clinical service provider. Since the company was formed in 2006, we have worked hard to acquire and maintain a reputation for unsurpassed quality and service. Everyone at T&S Orthotics is committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations at every turn.

Please email your C.V. with a covering letter, or if you prefer to chat over the phone, then please use the contact number below..

 

All enquiries to:
Malcolm Fox
E: info@tandsorthotics.co.uk

Tel: 07966656977

 

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Title Metal Work Technician
Salary Competitive salary, dependent on experience and skill.
Location T&S Orthotics, Croydon, Surrey
Job Information

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We are now recruiting for experienced Orthotic Footwear Technicians, Metal Work Technicians and Foot Orthotic Technicians, to join our skilled team at Croydon, Surrey. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our family owned business and to be part of our growing team.

 

Ideal candidates’ skills:
• Excellent attention to detail as standard.
• Ability to work on own initiative, and as part of a working team.
• Good communication skills.
• Maintain a safe, clean and orderly environment.
• Interpret clinical orders, work to technical instructions from our clients.

 

Benefits:
• Competitive salary, dependent on experience and skill.
• Company pension.
• Further training.

 

Experience required:
To apply, you`ll ideally have a minimum of three years’ experience within the orthotic manufacturing industry preferably in the manufacture of custom footwear and foot orthotics. We are looking for people who share our vision for quality and success. If you’re passionate about your work, please contact us to discuss further.

 

About us
T&S Orthotics are one of the country’s finest orthotic product manufacturer and clinical service provider. Since the company was formed in 2006, we have worked hard to acquire and maintain a reputation for unsurpassed quality and service. Everyone at T&S Orthotics is committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations at every turn.

Please email your C.V. with a covering letter, or if you prefer to chat over the phone, then please use the contact number below..

 

All enquiries to:
Malcolm Fox
E: info@tandsorthotics.co.uk

Tel: 07966656977

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Title Orthotic Technician
Location Celtic Orthotics, Ennis, Co. Clare. Ireland.
Job Information

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Orthotic Technician Required – based in Southern Ireland.

Celtic Orthotics requires an experienced Orthotics Technician to assist us manufacture custom made foot orthotics using a wide range of materials and plastics.

Our orthotics are custom made, bespoke to each patient. Successful candidates will be required to apply their manufacturing experience and knowledge of materials to achieve best results.

Candidates must demonstrate the following key attributes and skills:

  • Ability to work on own innovative and as part of a team.
  • Perform fabrication and repair of orthotic and/or prosthetic devices, according to Company quality and quantity standards.
  • Good communication skills to allow you to build and develop relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Perform ordering and receiving and other inventory tasks as assigned.
  • Knowledge and hand skills needed to fabricate and repair orthoses according to patient measurements, casts and in compliance with a physician’s prescription
  • Mechanical ability and hand-eye coordination to use laboratory tools safely and effectively.
  • Measure patients for orthotics.
  • Effective organizational, time management and planning skills.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment.
  • Liaise with medical practitioners to achieve best orthotic outcomes.
  • Good hand/eye coordination along with excellent attention to detail.
  • Be able to interpret clinical orders, work to technical instructions undertaking precise measurements, identify raw material requirements in the repair and construction of Foot Orthotics

Candidates must possess at least 3-5 years relevant experience in the orthotics industry..

 

Please email your cv to michael@celticorthotics.com or call 00353 65 68 41140 for an immediate interview. Our website is www.celticorthotics.com.

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Title Orthotic Prescription Specialist
Location Celtic Orthotics, Ennis, Co. Clare. Ireland.
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This role will be of special interest to experienced Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Pedortists, Prosthetist & Orthotists with experience prescribing foot orthotics

 

Celtic Orthotics requires an experienced Orthotics Specialist to assist us in the prescription of custom made foot orthotics.

 

Successful candidates will be required to apply their clinical experience and knowledge of orthotics for best patient outcomes.

 

Candidates must demonstrate the following key attributes and skills:

  • Ability to work on own innovative and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills to build and develop relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent patient skills with good chair side manner.
  • Excellent knowledge of lower limb foot biomechanics.
  • Liaise with medical practitioners to achieve best orthotic outcomes.
  • Good hand/eye coordination along with excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience of foot scanning technologies and cast measurements.
  • Possess a good knowledge of medical footwear.
  • Be able to interpret clinical orders, work to technical instructions undertaking precise measurements.

Candidates must possess at least 3-5 years experience prescribing orthotics.. Based in Ennis, Co. Clare. Ireland.

Our website is www.celticorthotics.com.

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Title Orthotic Technician – Shoe Maker
Salary Dependent on skill level and experience
Location TayCare Medical Ltd, Leeds
Job Information

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TayCare Medical is a family owned and managed business employing over 70 people, all dedicated to delivering high quality patient care.

 

A very rare opportunity has arisen for a shoe maker to join our expanding technical team.

 

Responsibilities include:

-       Translate Orthotists instructions from the production order and produce a custom made pair of footwear that conforms to the company’s quality management system;

-       Work as part of the technical team;

-       Take instructions from the Technical Director and lead technician;

-       Take part in training and development activities as required.

 

Personal Attributes:

-       Attention to detail;

-       Good team worker;

-       Good communication skills;

-       Excellent time keeping.

 

Essential skills:

-       The ability to carry out tasks without supervision.

-       The ability to read Orthotists instructions and communicate with them as and when required.

 

We are also interested to hear from orthotic technicians who have manufacturing experience in machine lasting footwear.

 

If you are interested in any of the above vacancies, please contact Paul Ford using the contact details below.

 

Paul Ford

Technical Director

TayCare Medical Ltd

Units 1-2 Royds Close

Leeds

LS12 6LL

T: 0113 202 2055

Paul.Ford@taycare.com

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Title Orthotic Technicians
Salary Competitive, dependant upon experience and skills
Location T&S Orthotics, Croydon, Surrey
Job Information

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We are recruiting experienced Orthotic Technicians, to join our skilled team at Croydon, Surrey. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the T&S team and be part of our growing business.

 

Ideal candidates’ skills:
• Excellent attention to detail as standard.
• Ability to work on own initiative, and as part of a working team.
• Good communication skills.
• Maintain a safe, clean and orderly environment
• Interpret clinical orders, work to technical instructions from our clients.

 

Benefits:
• Competitive salary, dependent on experience and skill.
• Company pension.
• Further training.

 

Experience required:
To apply, you`ll ideally have a minimum of three years’ experience within the orthotic manufacturing industry. We are looking for people who share our vision for quality and success. If you’re passionate about your work, please contact us to discuss further.

 

About us
T&S Orthotics are one of the country’s finest orthotic product and clinical service providers. Since the company was formed in 2006, we have worked hard to acquire and maintain a reputation for unsurpassed quality and service. Everyone at T&S Orthotics is committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations at every turn.

 

All enquiries to:
Malcolm Fox
E: malcolm.fox@tandsorthotics.co.uk
T: 07966656977

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