Appliance Lab Technician

East Sussex
£21,089-£23,761 pa (pro rata)
12 Jul 2019
22 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Band 4

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 4,750 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

The Sussex MSK Partnership (SMSKP) Central are looking to recruit an Orthotic Technician to support our growing community service.

SMSKP Central is a unique and innovative organisation that seeks to bring together the best of our local healthcare and specialist orthopaedic, pain and rheumatology knowledge to deliver quality care for all patients according to their specific needs. Central to this is the focus on identifying what truly matters to our patients and through a shared decision making approach, providing patients with the information they need to be able to make informed decisions about their healthcare journey.

We are looking to recruit an established Orthotic Technician or someone who has a desire to train to be an Orthotic Technician. If the successful candidate does not have the relevant experience, they will be supported through a competency programme to enable them to work proficiently in the role. The role of an Orthotic Technician is busy and varied with the primary focus being to manufacture a variety of high quality foot orthoses primarily within the lower limb team. The post holder will work closely with the existing Orthotic Technician who has vast experience in this field and with foot and ankle Advanced Practitioner Clinicians and MSK Podiatrists. The wider MSK team consists of specialists from a range of professional backgrounds including Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Occupational Therapists, Podiatrists, Nurses and Specialist Consultants.

Interview date: Tuesday 13th August 2019

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download
  • Orthotics Technician
  • Orthotics Technician PS
  • Staff Benefits Brochure
  • About Us

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