Graduate Prosthetist - Portsmouth

Steeper’s vision is to create life’s turning points, together. We aim to do this with innovative prosthetic, orthotic and assistive technology products and services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Prosthetist to provide and promote a high standard of Prosthetic care and treatment across a range of amputation levels, both upper and lower extremity. Our Portsmouth branch is a Murrison Veteran Centre and this role provides the opportunity to work alongside a dedicated team of prosthetists in treating both NHS and Veteran patients.


As a prosthetist you will be required to act in a professional manner at all times to other members of the team, the patients and their families. You will be required to cast, fit and deliver a well-fitting prosthesis and maintain the fit and mechanical integrity of the prosthesis while meeting the clinical needs of the patient.

Duties / Responsibilities

In addition to this you’ll also need to:

  • Assess, measure, cast, fit, deliver, supply, review and adjust prosthesis as required across a range of amputation levels, both upper and lower extremity.
  • Cast and rectify models in a timely fashion using both traditional methods and CADCAM where appropriate.
  • Manage the patient’s case, including patient expectation, ensuring the individual’s needs are respected and ensuring the patient is informed throughout the process with clear explanations of proposed interventions.
  • Maintain good knowledge of available components and understand their function.
  • Work within the parameters of accepted "best practice" at all times. To ensure that all aspects of practice conform to clinical governance at all times.
  • Act as a resource for clinical cover for annual leave, sickness, planned absences or emergency cover where appropriate.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the most appropriate and effective treatment for patients.
  • Identify, in conjunction with the Branch Manager and other Prosthetic Staff, service developments and/or improvements to ensure efficient and effective use of resources.

Portsmouth is a Veterans Centre and therefore managing Veterans care is an essential element of the role.

As well as demonstrate attributes that align with the four pillars our brand:
  • Positive turning points
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Empowering and enhancing lives

The list above is not exhaustive.

If you feel you have the necessary attributes to be considered for the above position, to apply, please complete an application form and submit your CV below. Alternatively download an application form from the website and email to hr@steepergroup.com.

Strictly no agencies.

The closing date for applications is 22nd May 2019.
 

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