Blatchford is a world leading rehabilitation provider with clinical expertise in prosthetics, orthotics, special seating and wheelchairs. We design and manufacture the multi award-winning Endolite range of lower limb prostheses and provide clinical services to the NHS, military and patients internationally. With 128 years of innovation and expertise behind us, we produce the world’s most advanced microprocessor artificial limbs.
We are now looking for a Prosthetic Technician, to use their skills to repair and manufacture prosthetic limbs, working as an integral part of our specialist Prosthetics team based in Sheffield.
The Technician supports the smooth running of the service by manufacturing, repairing and adjusting a wide 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 they 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 the successful candidate will 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.
If you join us 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 37.5 hours per week on 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 Laura Mann, HR Advisor on email@example.com or contact Laura in confidence for more information