Central London Community Heath NHS Trust is responsible for delivering Brent Adult and Children's Community services.
It is an exciting time to join our teams in Brent and we are seeking enthusiastic and skilled colleagues to join us as we build on existing models of care and introduce new ways of working. Our transformation plans over the next 12 months will include further integration with primary care, planned and unplanned care models, and a greater emphasis on population health. All being delivered with the support and leadership of a forward thinking Senior Management Team.
The Brent Podiatry Service is a progressive team with new roles becoming available to meet the demands on the service. In this role you will be at the forefront of delivering new models of care through transformation that meets the needs of our community. You will be able to contribute to the creation of what that looks like as well as positively impacting and enhancing the experiences of our patients in Brent.Main duties of the job
You will provide day-to-day clinical care in a supported environment and within a dynamic team. Providing day-to-day professional leadership, you will ensure the needs of patients are placed at the centre of care delivery while providing assurance that standards of clinical care within a designated area is of the highest standard attainable.
You will need to demonstrate empathy and compassionate leadership skills alongside excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to teach and inspire colleagues through active demonstration of clinical practice and leadership. At the same time be willing to learn and develop within this Band 6 role.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has the drive to deliver the above within a well-established division that has good relationships with the local ICB, PCNs, Local authority and Local acute Trust.
If this is an environment you could excel in and you are ready to join our growing, supportive, caring and dedicated team then we eagerly anticipate receiving your application!About us
Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!
We can offer you:
- A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
- Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
- Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
- Flexible working options
- Annual travel card loan
- Training, support and development in your career
To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefitsJob descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required. Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- To be part of CLCH Brent Podiatry service which comprises a highly motivated team where members are able to work autonomously and independently, providing and promoting excellent standards of high quality and risk appropriate foot care working with multi-disciplinary teams in a community settings.
- To work in collaboration with a team of Podiatrists and other care providers to ensure seamless care delivery for all patients.
- To monitor and supervise services delivered by support staff including Footcare Assistants and Student Placements
- To be flexible to cope with a busy varied and demanding workload where it is essential to move between sessional clinics on foot / by transport and to be able to multitask using continued diagnostic and analytical skills throughout the day.
- To manage a domiciliary caseload as required
- Current AHP with UK HCPC registration
- Podiatry professional qualification.
- Certification in local anaesthesia
- Evidence or Portfolio of Post Grad Continued Development
Knowledge and ExperienceEssential
- Podiatry professional degree qualification.
- Registration with Health Professions Council.
- Certificate in Local Anaesthesia.
- Evidence or Portfolio of post-grad Continued Development.
Skills, Abilities AttributesEssential
- In-depth knowledge in the management of the diabetic foot and high risk feet.
- Knowledge and understanding of the NICE Diabetes clinical guidelines and NSF in Diabetes.
- Good inter-personal skills needed to liaise with colleagues and health care professionals.
- Organisational and planning skills to manage your own work time.
- Ability to deal professionally and objectively with distressing/uncomfortable situations, e.g. terminally ill patients, child abuse, providing guidance to team members where appropriate.
- Effective oral and written communication skills, report writing, presentation skills.
- The ability to maintain up to date clinical knowledge and skills
- Knowledge and application of clinical governance.
- Knowledge of diversity issues and ability to work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
- Experience of service delivery in acute and/or community settings.
- Experience of working at a Band 5 level or having completed a preceptorship to attain a Band 6 level and evidence of working with a high-risk caseload, specifically diabetes in an acute and community setting.
- Experience of multi-disciplinary and inter-agency working.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- A forward thinking, creative and flexible approach.
- Self-motivated and highly driven to achieve timely desired outcomes
- Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)
Central London Community Health TrustAddress
Chalkhill Primary Care Centre
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