Prosthetist - Stanmore

We currently have a vacancy for a motivated team player to join our company as a Prosthetist working within our Stanmore branch.

The RNOH NHS Trust is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK and regarded as a UK and world-wide leader in the field of orthopaedics. The Trust aims to be the specialist orthopaedic hospital of choice by providing outstanding patient care, research and education. The broad range of neuro-musculoskeletal services is unique within the NHS and includes specialist clinics dealing with bone tumours, scoliosis, metabolic disease, rheumatology, urology, spinal injuries, specialist shoulder conditions and sport injuries.

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.

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.

Research and ongoing education is highly encouraged within the department. We actively promote the 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.

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 CAD/CAM 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.
  • 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.

Training and education, alongside mentorship will be provided to the successful candidate to ensure they develop skills, knowledge and abilities to meet every aspect of the role. All levels of experience will be considered, but experience is valued.‚Äč

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

The closing date for applications is 25th February 2019.

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