Trainee Technician

      Opcare is a private company that works in partnership with the NHS to provide Orthotic & Prosthetic services to NHS patients.  We are currently looking for a Trainee Technician to join our multifunctional workshop in Manchester.

      Trainee Technician:

      Experience is not necessary as you will be trained in all elements of the manufacturing process for Prosthetic Limbs, however we do expect you some experience of working with hand tools and have a keen eye for detail.

      Summary of the Role:

      Technicians work within the workshop environment within the Specialised Mobility Centre, supporting the prosthetic clinic by building, repairing and maintaining medical devises prescribed to patients.

      Job Description and Purpose:

      • To Prepare and assemble/build medical devises as required by the Clinician according to the requirements of the prescription and work order.
      • To assess the prescription to understand the nature of the requirements and ensure that finished products comply with associated measure chart and manufacturer’s instructions.
      • Completing and maintaining inspection records, manually and electronically.
      • To assist and support the workshop Manager in the identification of any quality issues and to provide effective solutions.
      • Assist and support your peers to drive quality outputs whilst meeting the demands of a busy workshop.
      • Support the tertiary functions of the workshop e.g. storeroom function.
      • Ensuring correct materials and components are used, considering patient safety and wellbeing at all times.
      • Ensuring manufacturing activities are undertaken in compliance to company/site Health & Safety procedures as well as Health and Safety Regulation.
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