Prosthetist - RNOH Stanmore

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Prosthetist to provide and promote a high standard of Prosthetic care and treatment across a range of amputation levels, both Upper and Lower extremity.

This is an opportunity for a patient focused, forward thinking, highly motivated, team playing prosthetist to a join the multi-disciplinary team of consultants, therapists, technicians and assistants to deliver high quality, safe and effective services to patients and service users. The RNOH prosthetic rehabilitation unit is a friendly, close-knit team where everyone is willing to offer a helping hand. There is significant scope for the successful applicant to develop on both a personal and professional level through exposure to all departmental activities.

Research and ongoing education is highly encouraged within the department. We actively promote publication of research and involvement at external conferences; with regular submissions of posters and presentations. Our department profile includes a recent ISPO award-winning presentation, and presentations at the ISPO World Congress. We aim to deliver a first class service for users whilst applying the most advanced and exciting clinical and technical solutions available to patients.

The successful applicant will join the team providing in & outpatient services to a range of patients, some of whom have complex needs. All levels of experience will be considered for the post. The post holder will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be able to work independently as well as in a team and enjoy working in a busy environment.


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.
  • To 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.
 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.

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