Band 5 Podiatrists Diabetes Foot Protection Service
Are you a qualified podiatrist looking for an exciting new role?
We are recruiting podiatrists with an interest in Diabetic foot protection at various levels (from bands 5-7). We are looking for clinical staff who are passionate about the care they give to patients and who want to make a real difference in diabetic foot care.
At NELFT, we have secured significant and long-term Transformation funding and are undertaking an ambitious and exciting programme of co-design, with our partners in the Integrated Care Board (ICB), primary care networks (PCN) and secondary care. Our aim is to improve and enhance our service delivery to meet the challenges that face our diabetic population in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge through integration and collaboration. We want to improve patient outcomes to help our residents reduce the risk of developing active limb-threatening or life-threatening diabetic foot problem.
In return, we can offer you access to dedicated and personalised training and development in your chosen speciality, flexible working with our blended approach to new ways of working, including rotational opportunities and an unmissable chance to be part of something great that will shape the delivery of these services for years to come.Main duties of the job
The post holder will be a member of the Diabetes Foot Protection Service (FPS) who has podiatry skills and will be responsible for providing evidence based comprehensive assessment, review and treatment and support the team by delivering this service to the local population at moderate and high-risk.
The post holder will be working within agreed local care pathways, codes of practice and professional standards, and specifically embedding Clinical quality guidelines.
Experienced podiatrists will provide specialist and complex podiatry care for a range of acute and chronic foot pathologies within community settings. The post holder will complement the service by using their first-class assessment, diagnostic and communication skills to develop programmes of care and their clinical expertise to implement treatment plans.
New graduates applying for band 5 roles will be supported and mentored to enable professional development within the diabetic and high risk pathways.About usProbationary Period
This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff). Starting with NELFT
NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex High Cost Area Supplement - Outer London
This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of �4,108 to a maximum of �5,177).Job descriptionJob responsibilities
If you think you have the right skills, attitude, and enthusiasm that you can bring to this exciting transformation, we would love to hear from you. If you are unsure whether you fit the criteria for the role, we encourage you to get in touch for an informal chat about your experience. Please contact Jody Butler (firstname.lastname@example.org) .
Please see the attached Job description and person specification, to view more detail about each post.Person SpecificationEducation and QualificationEssential
- oMust hold valid HCPC Registration
- Use IT skills including Internet, Email and Office tools such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- To perform diabetic assessment and review
- Awareness of NICE guidelines
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- Be able to communicate with a wide variety of people including staff and patients
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