Healthcare Support

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC)

Job Description

A full job description is provided in the information pack and this provides details of all aspects of the role.  However, a summary of some of the key duties is provided below.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including Maths or a technological subject. You must be in possession of these qualifications before applying.

As well as meeting the educational requirements you will need to show in your application that you are good with your hands, enjoy fixing or creating new things and can be neat and methodical in your work.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic to learn and to develop within an apprenticeship and has a positive approach to work. 

It is important that you can show in your application that you could work well with their colleagues as part of a team and be willing to help others to complete tasks if they have completed their own.   

At times this role can be physically demanding and you will spend a lot of time on your feet.

Quality control is very important to us as our patients depend on these devices so they need to be as well made and high quality as we can deliver, so concentration and attention to detail are essential.


You will be part of a team which includes an Orthotics Technical Team Lead, two Senior Orthotic technical assistants and two Orthotic Technical Assistants.

All candidates who successfully complete all elements of the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Modern Apprenticeship Programme are guaranteed permanent employment.

Qualifications Achieved

Healthcare Support (Non-Clinical) SVQ Level 2 (SCQF Level 6)