Provision of high quality podiatric care for patients with pathological foot conditions and those individuals at risk of developing serious foot health complications in a range of specialist podiatry clinics in nail surgery, MSK Podiatry and Diabetes in various geographical locations. Management of a domiciliary caseload is required.Main duties of the job
You are required to have experiencewith extensivewound care management and a broad scope of podiatry practice. You may also be required to occasionally cover our satellite clinics.There will be supervision and mentoring from senior colleagues.You will also supervise band 5 podiatrists, podiatry assistants and students, promoting evidence-based practice and supporting decision making.
The goal of the service is to enable patients to make informed choices about how to manage their condition, so that they can stay as well as possible for as long as possible, and reduce their risk of diabetes-related complications. Patients are empowered to self-manage wherever possible.
This a full-time post, but applicants who are looking for part time hours or job shares will be considered.
The post will involve some travelling throughout Powys.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.About us
Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.
As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.
To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: https://pthb.nhs.wales/working-for-us/. There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer
Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.Person SpecificationQualifications and/or KnowledgeEssential
- BSc (Hons) in Podiatric Medicine or equivalent.
- Additional Entitlement Prescription Only Medicines - Administration POM (A)
- HCPC Registration
- Knowledge of clinical governance agenda
- Additional Entitlement Prescription Only Medicines - Safe / Supply POM S
- Member of Professional Body
- Ability to speak Welsh
Aptitude and AbilitiesEssential
- Significant experience within a Podiatry role
- Excellent communication skills written and verbal
- Ability to make decisions under pressure
- Committed to profession and flexible working approach
- Work independently and seek advice as necessary
- Ability to escalate issues if necessary
- IT skills
- Highly motivated
- Always looking to improve the standard of patient care and quality
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Be able to travel across Powys to PTHB
Powys Teaching Health BoardAddress
South of PTHB
Brecon War Memorial
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