A prosthetic technician will be expected to manufacture prosthetic limbs for patients with limb loss or absence - both upper and lower limbs to the specification of the clinical prosthetic staff. This involves laminating carbon and glass fibre composite materials and the moulding of thermo plastics. It also involves the assembly of prosthetic components. You will be required to use a range of hand tools as well as large free standing machines including routers, sanders and bandsaws and other tools.
Pharmacy technicians are a key part of the pharmacy team, carrying out specialised tasks, such as preparing complex medicines or dispensing medicines safely for patients. Working closely with other healthcare professionals, both in the pharmacy and ward setting within a hospital, a GP Practice or in an NHS contracted community pharmacy, pharmacy technicians also check and record medicines patients are taking.
Staff working in decontamination science are responsible for ensuring that reusable medical devices, such as endoscopes and other surgical devices eg instruments and equipment are cleaned, sterilized and repackaged to high standards, ready for reusing in operating theatres and other areas of health care.