Blatchford is a multi-award winning manufacturer of some of the world’s most advanced prosthetic technology, bespoke seating solutions and orthotic devices. Our evidence-based approach and commitment to continuously challenge possibilities ensures our mobility solutions prioritise the wellbeing and long-term health of our users. Through science, technology, and maintaining a clear focus on people, we make mobility possible.
We are now looking for a Prosthetic Technician, to develop the skills to repair and manufacture prosthetic limbs, working as an integral part of our specialist Prosthetics team based in the Northern General Hospital.
As a Technician, you’ll support the smooth running of the service by manufacturing, repairing and adjusting a range of prosthetic products, specifically designed to meet the individual patient’s needs.
This is a fulfilling and challenging role for a proactive individual who thrives in a customer focussed manufacturing environment, where you process and modify specialist equipment precisely and effectively.
We very much welcome applications from experienced technicians who are looking for a new opportunity but due to the unique and specialised nature of the role specific experience in prosthetic manufacturing is highly beneficial, though not essential. We are ideally looking for someone who is enthusiastic about developing a career with us, in a hands-on role.
Ideally, you’ll be a practically minded, methodical individual, who thrives in a ‘hands on’ role and has good problem solving skills, with excellent attention to detail.
You’ll also need to be focused and flexible in your approach, and able to operate in a pressured environment. You will be a reliable team worker with excellent communication skills and be able to be trusted to complete tasks accurately and to deadline. You will use these skills to interpret information supplied by clinicians to undertake repairs and adjustments to patient’s prostheses using a wide range of appropriate materials and tools. You will liaise with management, clinicians, other technicians and NHS staff to ensure the product meets the patients individual needs.
As a trainee, you will work closely with your designated mentor, receiving training and guidance, in the core skills and work areas, to enable you to undertake the role effectively and you will work towards completion of relevant training portfolios to demonstrate your abilities.
The nature of the role is varied so the successful candidate will maintain high standards when working to varying deadlines and when working under pressure. This is a permanent position and as standard the core working hours are 37.50 hours a week, Monday to Friday. In return, we offer a competitive salary package, excellent benefits and the opportunity to work as part of a highly specialist and experienced team.
If this sounds like the type of role you are looking for and you are a pragmatic individual, who is looking for a new challenge, with an excellent employer, we want to hear from you! Please forward your CV to [email protected]
Ottobock’s prosthetics, orthotics, mobility solutions and neurostimulation products ensure independence and quality of life for people with physical mobility challenges. Ottobock UK has been established for over 35 years with a professional and knowledgeable clinical, product sales, service and support team, providing service excellence to our many customers.
We are currently recruiting an Orthotics Metalwork Technician at our manufacturing facility located in Minworth, Birmingham to join our expanding fabrication team.
This exciting opportunity will involve manufacturing high-end orthotic devices for NHS and private customers, including elite para-sport athletes. This will involve fabricating conventional and cosmetic callipers, with particular focus on metalwork.
The successful candidate will have experience in bending, welding and alignment of orthotic components. Training on the manufacture of the Ottobock Freewalk orthosis will be provided.
Candidates should have good communication skills, both verbal and written, be self-motivated and keen to work as part of a team.
Ottobock is a global company committed to staff development through training and education. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.
For further information please contact Kevin Green (Head of Orthotics) on 0121 359 6323.
To apply for this position send your CV and covering letter to our HR Department: [email protected]. Closing date 14th February 2020.
Beagle Orthopaedic are a UK based manufacturer of orthopaedic braces, sourcing the majority of raw materials through local suppliers to give us the ultimate quality product offering. Having our manufacturing facility on site gives us the ability to ensure the products are produced to an exceptional quality, turned around efficiently and also allows for changes to individual customer requests. The products we manufacture can be adapted or modified to meet exact clinical requirements. We always have the patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do and work very closely with Medical Practitioners to fulfil those needs.
Due to business growth and expansion we are seeking experienced Orthotic Technicians at our Blackburn Facility, ideal candidates would be able to demonstrate the following:
• Ability to work on own initiative and take direction as part of a team. • Experience in cast rectification, fabrication and repair of orthotic devices, according to Company quality standards. • Good communication skills allowing you to build and develop relationships with the team to achieve customers’ expectations and superior patient outcomes • Knowledge and skills to fabricate and repair and adapt orthoses according to clinicians’ measurements, specifications and casts • Effective organisational, time management and planning skills. • Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment. • Excellent attention to detail is an essential requirement • Be able to interpret clinical orders and work to often complex technical instructions
Experience It is imperative that you have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the manufacture of custom Orthoses (AFO / KAFO / INSOLES etc)
Remuneration In line with competitive industry standards, and negotiable dependent upon experience and skills. Benefits include; Company Pension, Private Health Care
All enquiries to: Andy Dewsbury – Director of Custom Fabrication [email protected] | 07779 264431
Plastic and Insole Technician Vacancies
Are you passionate about producing high quality products for your patients?
Are you looking for a new challenge within a well establised and growning business?
Renace are seeking to attract talented Technicians to join the exsiting teams in our Custom Orthotics departments
If you excel in plastic &/or Insole moulding/maufacture and would like to see what Renace has to offer, please send your C.V [email protected]
We are looking for a full time Orthotic Technician to be involved in the manufacturing of moulded insoles within a small company based in Whitchurch, Bristol. The role is to assist in the production of all areas of orthotic insole manufacturing.
Ideally, applicants would have some experience in the manufacturing of insoles or similar type work although this is not essential as full training can/will be given.
The role would encompass manufacturing orders with the utmost care and attention to detail. The right person would have excellent hand/eye co-ordination and problem solving skills.
We are looking for a candidate who has good organisational and prioritising skills, along with enthusiasm, can work as part of a team but can also have the ability to work on their own initiative when required and learn all aspects of this successful business, with a “hands-on/can-do” attitude.
The successful candidate will be required to work 5 days a week, 8am-4.30pm and will be required to carry out the following:
The successful candidate would ideally have:
If you are interested in the role, please send an email along with your CV to:
Post your CV along with application letter to:
Mr A Rogers, Innovation Rehab Ltd, Unit7 Septimus Buildings, Hawkfield Way, Whitchurch, Bristol, BS14 0BN
If you have any questions about the role and would like to call for a “brief informal conversation” in relation to the role on offer please call Gary Hall on: 0117 964 0818.
About Innovation Rehab
Based in Whitchurch Bristol, our orthotic and podiatry unit produce a vast range of custom-made moulded, insoles and stock orthosis.
With our technical team giving you over 50 years combined experience within the manufacture and supply of orthopaedic and podiatry products, you know that you will be working with experts in these professional fields.
As part of an international network of companies we have resources available to us, such as research and design technicians that aim to offer the very best in product design for your clinical needs.
Our customer base includes major orthotic and podiatry departments within the National Health Service, independent orthotist/podiatrist and trade customers needing additional manufacturing support.
We promote our company on the following measured criteria:
All of which is backed by our ISO 9001 Certification in orthotic and podiatry services and registration with medical devices (MHRA).We also believe in the training of our staff to a high level of competence and Technicians hold certification to NVQ level 3 in Orthopaedic fabrication of which is recognised by the Skills for health programme
Focusing on providing the latest in high quality, dependable medical products
at the most competitive price for your customers and patients
Innovation Rehab is a member of these prestigious trade bodies:
We are looking for a part time Orthotic Technician in this role with Excellent career progression opportunities, to a full time permanent role on a cutting edge International Orthotic Lab. Full training provided at our facilities in UK and Barcelona
Candidates should have their equipment or facilities on site to perform repairs adjustments, we will supply rest of materials such as top covers, bottom covers, cushioning layers, postings etc
£20 an hour at validation of orthotic orders and technical support
Payment of orthotic adjustments and repairs for customers, from £30-£45
AT THIS ROLE YOU WILL:
Validate orthotic orders
Training clients how to order
Perform adjustments and repairs
Ideal candidate will have:
Experience in the process of manufacture of orthoses.
knowledge of the materials used for manufacturing.
local to Hertfordshire/North London area to visit office in Bishop Stortford twice a week
If interested in the role, please send an email to: [email protected]
Renace Ltd is a leading Orthopaedic Footwear Manufacturer and supplier of Orthotic Products, based in Dronfield S18. We are looking to recruit an experienced Orthotics Metal Work Technician to join our Custom Orthotics team, dealing with all aspects of manufacturing.
Our successful candidate would need the ability to understand and interpret specification charts/ orthotic prescriptions. The role would encompass manufacturing orders with the utmost care and attention to detail, working in the metal room, bending steels, leather work and finishing KAFO’s and other metal devices. The right person would have excellent hand to eye co-ordination and problem solving skills. Previous experience of orthopaedic plastic manufacturing is essential and Plastic would be advantageous but further training can/will be given.
Most importantly we are looking for someone who wants to get their teeth into a role with a proven track record of metal/plastics manufacture and learn all aspects of this growing business with a “hands-on/can-do” attitude.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a family business at an exciting stage in our development. Hours of work are Mon-Thurs 7.30-4.30 & Fri 7.30-12.30, Salary negotiable depending on experience. Please provide a full CV with details of your salary expectations to [email protected] or call 01246 572800 for a chat
Renace Ltd is a leading Orthopaedic Footwear Manufacturer and supplier of Orthotic Products, based in Dronfield S18. We are looking to recruit an Experienced Orthotics Plastics Technician to join our Custom Orthotics team, dealing with all aspects of manufacturing.
Our successful candidate would need the ability to understand and interpret specification charts/ orthotic prescriptions. The role would encompass manufacturing orders with the utmost care and attention to detail, working in the plaster room, filling and cutting off patients cast, moulding and finishing AFO’s and other plastic devices. The right person would have excellent hand to eye co-ordination and problem solving skills. Some previous experience of orthopaedic plastic manufacturing is essential but further training can/will be given.
Most importantly, we are looking for someone who wants to get their teeth into a role with a proven track record of metal/plastics manufacture, and learn all aspects of this growing business, with a “hands-on/can-do” attitude.
Our private orthotic clinic based in Kingston upon Thames is looking for a full time workshop technician to work 5 days a week as per company Rota. The role is to assist in the production of all areas of Orthotics for our manufacturing department.
Applicants must be experienced in Orthotic Plastic Work and Plaster Work, preferably have some experience in Lamination and Carbon Fibre but not essential as full training will be given.
Needs to have good organisational skills, be able to work as part of a team with an ability to work on own initiative when required.
Please apply for an application form and full job description by email to: [email protected]
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.
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:
Candidates must possess at least 3-5 years relevant experience in the orthotics industry..
Please email your cv to [email protected] or call 00353 65 68 41140 for an immediate interview. Our website is www.celticorthotics.com.
Orthotist Required for consulting work.
Candidates may work from home if desired.
Celtic Orthotics requires an experienced Orthotist to assist us manufacture custom made foot orthotics using a wide range of materials and plastics.
Successful candidates will be required to apply their clinical experience and knowledge of materials to achieve best results. Experience of orthotic design, CAD -CAM, direct milling & CNC fabrication is a distinct advantage.
Candidates must possess at least 3-5 years relevant experience in the orthotics industry.
There is an exciting full-time opportunity for an experienced individual to join our dynamic and innovative Production Team to help us achieve our mission/ vision and commercial objectives.
About John Florence Ltd
We are an established business of nearly 50 years providing specialist orthotic treatment care services primarily to children and young adults. No matter what our individual roles and responsibilities are, we are all united by a shared passion and ambition to provide the most outstanding, innovative and successful orthotic solutions to all young people and their families. Our vision is that all young people have access to the very best orthotic care that they require to realise their potential – together ‘achieving’ happens.
Where you’ll work…
You will become a key member of our Production, Technical & Manufacturing Team working at our premises in the heart of the lovely Sussex town of Lewes. The vibrant and diverse City of Brighton & Hove is close by.
Your Role and Responsibilities will include…
There may be times that you are required to carry out other duties within the scope and spirit of the post as directed by our Management.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Ideally, we are looking for an experienced technician or a non-practicing orthotist who wishes to apply their knowledge and skills towards production and manufacturing. You shall have experience with plaster cast rectification, to ensure the highest possible quality orthoses are produced for our complex patients and users. Experience in, or a passionate interest in the use of alternative technologies using scanned digital images, carbon/composite & 3D printing would be a distinct advantage.
Technician candidates must be:-
Benefits include: –
To apply for this rewarding and worthwhile opportunity, all applications shall be treated in the strictest confidence. If you feel you might want a career move but, are unsure and would like an informal discussion in confidence, please do not hesitate to call our office and ask for Steve or Simon, both would be happy to provide more information about the opportunity.
Please send your CV and covering letter to:
John Florence Ltd
Paediatric Orthotic Centre
Foundry Lane, Lewes
East Sussex, BN7 2AS
Email: [email protected]
Tel 01273 486600
Beagle Orthopaedic are a Blackburn based manufacturer and supplier of Orthopaedic Goods. We launched in 2008 and have grown strength by strength, year on year. We believe in supplying only the very best bracing and supports to patients in the UK and around the world.
In 2010 Beagle Orthopaedic expanded to offer a custom fabrication service. The workshop managed by Custom Fabrication Director, Andy Dewsbury and Production Manager Liam Penny, who have more than 60 years’ orthotic fabrication experience between them.
Beagle Orthopaedic have worked hard over the past 8 years to gain a reputation for unsurpassed customer service and whilst we are already totally committed to providing quality stock and bespoke products that treat a variety of everyday indications.
Ideal Candidate Skills
**Upon successful completion of a probationary period.
At Special Footwear & Orthotics, our aim is to reduce or eliminate your foot pains. We have been crafting foot orthotics and custom-made insoles for over 35 years, using both traditional and advanced materials to produce the most appropriate orthotics for your specific foot problem.
Full training will be provided at our premises in West End of London.
If you are interested or would like further information, please contact us at the details below:
12 New Cavendish Street
London, W1G 8UN
Tel: 020 7486 4664
Please email your cv to [email protected] or call 00353 65 68 41140 for an immediate interview.
Our website is www.celticorthotics.com.
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
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.
Please email your CV to [email protected] or hardcopy by post to Allard Support UK Ltd, Coes Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland.
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 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:
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
Direct dial: 0113 202 2055
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.
– 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
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.
• Competitive salary, dependent on experience and skill.
• Company pension.
• Further training.
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.
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:
E: [email protected]
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.
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 possess at least 3-5 years experience prescribing orthotics.. Based in Ennis, Co. Clare. Ireland.
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.
– 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.
– Attention to detail;
– Good team worker;
– Good communication skills;
– Excellent time keeping.
– 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.
T: 0113 202 2055
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