Apprentice Technician

Ref: 46
Job Type: Contract
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Newcastle, Tyne & Wear
Closing Date: 15/06/2024

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for Apprentice Orthotic Technicians to join our Newcastle Manufacturing team. In this role you will be trained in the manufacture of hand – made medical devices, such as insoles, shoes, braces and adoptions for wheelchairs. This is not a ‘typical’ manufacturing environment and you will be expected to learn several traditional craft-based techniques using hand tools, so manual dexterity is preferable. You will be enrolled onto the prosthetic and orthotic technician apprenticeship level 3 at the university of Derby. You will complete one day a week of studies there.

• Manufacture of Insoles/Orthotics
• Administration of Insoles/Orthotics
• Potential 3D Designing on CADCAM
• Stock Control
Required knowledge, skills or experience

• Aged 18 plus
• Have a keen interest in Design & Technology
• Good hand eye coordination and manual dexterity
• Have a can do attitude
• Be reliable and flexible
• Good interpersonal and communication skills

Additional Information
Salary: £12,979 per year
Benefits: Life Insurance, company pension scheme, onsite gym access, 24/7 counselling access, onsite free parking
Schedule: Monday to Friday
Work Location: Newcastle
This role is being advertised on behalf of Gem Partnership Ltd, who are operating as an employment agency.

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