South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Orthopaedic Practitioner/Plaster Technician to join our team in our busy plaster rooms. The successful candidate will work across James Cook University Hospital and the Friarage Hospital.
Candidates must be highly motivated with excellent communication skills. You need to be willing to learn a variety of new procedures, techniques and have the ability to work as a part of the team to provide the best care for patients. f you feel you have the character to take on this exciting opportunity please apply for this role
Main duties of the job
You will work closely with qualified orthopaedic practitioners and the multi-disciplinary team providing support to all patients that require casting, splinting and wound care. The post holder will be supported to undertake the British Casting Certificate (B C C ) following a minimum of one year working in the role and as such, will be provided with the opportunity to develop commensurate knowledge and skills. Completion of the qualification will enable you to be considered for Junior Qualified Orthopaedic Plaster Technician Band 4.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the New and Aspiring leaders programme, and the Foundation Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. After you complete this one and a half day of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.
Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.
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