Technical Officer

Job posted: 08/05/2024
Applications close: 08/06/2024 (Midnight)
19 days remaining

19 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical

Reference: 18978

Reference: 18978

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Technical Officer Grade 1 (Prosthetics/Orthotics)

Latrobe Regional Health

Traralgon, West Gippsland & Latrobe Valley VIC

Full time

We are seeking a motivated person to join the prosthetics and orthotics team at Latrobe regional health in the production of quality prosthetic and orthotic devices for our clients in Gippsland.

On the job training is provided to help you develop the skills and knowledge required to manufacture custom made prosthetic and orthotic devices.

No previous experience required but mechanical or other technical hand skills and experience would be beneficial.

LRH employees enjoy access to:

•             Free access to our Staff Wellbeing Centre offering a range of health education and wellbeing services

•             Access to ongoing development through daily education sessions, bespoke training and career & study support

•             Tailored flexible work options to support work life balance, including ADO’s, 5 weeks leave, regional salary packaging and additional purchased leave

•             Fantastic social club activities and diverse and inclusive workplace activities

•             Workplace Wellbeing programs and activities uniquely designed for LRH staff

About the role:

This position is responsible for fabrication of Prosthetic & Orthotic devices as directed by the P&O clinical staff. This role includes fabrication of devices using plastic moulding and composite fibre lamination materials and techniques.

Key responsibilities will include:

Provide high standard, effective technical support for the prosthetics & orthotics service to allocated units

Manufacture prosthetic and orthotic devices in accordance with known engineering practices and techniques.

Maintenance of laboratory equipment and environment.

Assist with stock management.

Maintain an individual technical workload and act as a resource person to others as part of a person-centred, multi-disciplinary team, according to the approved practices of LRH.

About you:

To be successful in this role, you will have the following:

Trade qualifications or skills that are transferable to this role.

Basic knowledge base in Prosthetic and Orthotic technical services

Ability to carry out technical processes as required

Sound written and verbal communication skills

Ability to manage work load appropriate to area of work

Ability to work as an effective member within a small profession team

Ability to apply quality improvement measures into area of practice

Good attention to detail

Familiarity with MS Office programs


For more information about this exciting opportunity, we encourage you to contact Bruce Poole or Kath Hudson on lrhpando@lrh.com.au for a confidential discussion.

About LRH

LRH was proud to be the recipient of the 2022 Premier’s Health Service of the Year (Medium) Award.  This prestigious award recognises the amazing work of our team in driving change and improvement in the health outcomes for the Victorian community.

We are located 150 km east of Melbourne, and LRH is the regional provider of a broad range of specialist health services including hospital based, sub-acute and mental health services across Gippsland.

Now is an exciting time to join the LRH team, with $223.5 million expansion recently completed, offering improved maternity and paediatric facilities, larger intensive care unit, increase medical and surgical beds and additional operating theatres.

Explore all the great things happening at LRH – www.lrh.com.au and take the next step on your career journey by submitting your application for this and other roles here - https://lrh.mercury.com.au

Diversity and Inclusion

We actively embrace workforce diversity, equity and inclusion, and encourage applications from across our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  LRH’s Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants and can be contacted on (03) 5173 8653.

IMPORTANT:  All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for 3 COVID-19 doses and current season influenza vaccination, unless a valid medical exemption applies.

Technical Officer

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


BRUCE POOLE - (03) 5173 8383
Katherine Hudson - (03) 5173 8383

Technical Officer