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Prosthetic Technician

Band 4

Main area
Prosthetic Technician
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday)
Job ref
001-ACS329-1021
Site
Artificial Limb and Appliance Centre, Rookwood Hospital
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£22,549 - £24,882 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
31/10/2021 23:59

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

 

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

 

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

 

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

 

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

 

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


 

Following investment in the prosthetic services in Wales, a post has become available for a full time Band 4 Prosthetic Technician at the NHS prosthetic service based in Rookwood Hospital, Cardiff. The prosthetic team currently consists of 8 clinical and 11 technical staff offering a clinical service to a large and varied caseload supported by a full multidisciplinary team. The post holder will be involved in the manufacture and ongoing repair of prosthetic devices, using a wide variety of materials and manufacturing techniques with full training and support offered on site by the vastly experienced technical team.

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic and busy team, and be supported with local training to develop their skills to support the service.

We are searching for someone who shares our values that:

We care about the people we serve and the people we work

We trust one another

We respect each other

We take personal responsibility

We treat people with kindness

We act with integrity

Cardiff is the capital of Wales and its largest city. The eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom, it is Wales' chief commercial centre, the base for most national cultural institutions and Welsh media, and the seat of the National Assembly for Wales. It has a young, diverse and fast growing population and an enviable reputation for its connected business community, world-class sports venues, rich cultural heritage and a lifestyle that ranks among the best in Europe. Cardiff has a reputation as one of the top ten retail destinations in the UK and the stunning Cardiff Bay waterfront development is built around a 200-hectare freshwater lake and is only a short drive away from the heart of the city.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Andrew Crew

Lead Prosthetic Technician

andrew.crew@wales.nhs.uk

02920 313959