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Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist

Employer
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Slough
Salary
£45,753 to £52,067 Per annum inc. HCAS
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
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The post holder will be part of a well established Multidisciplinary Diabetes Footcare Team (MDFT) providing excellent acute footcare to patients in North Frimley. The Podiatry team is made up of three Diabetes Podiatrists, Podiatry Assistant and has dedicated Admin support. Clinics are held at Wexham Park Hospital in Slough and King Edward VII Hospital in Windsor. An example working week consists of in-patient, out-patient and MDFT clinics with access to Consultant input as required all week. The wider MDFT consists of Diabetologists, Vascular surgeons, Vascular Nurses, Foot & Ankle Orthopaedic surgeons, Interventional Radiologists, a Microbiologist, an Orthotist, the Tissue Viability Team and the Amputee Rehab Team to provide a comprehensive service.

Leadership, education, and clinical supervision to support best practice and facilitate the continuous development of self, and improvement of Podiatry Services, with a healthy training budget is provided.

The post holder will work in conjunction with the Head of Therapies, SLT/Dietetics/Podiatry Manager, Principal Podiatrist, Diabetes Lead Podiatrist and AHP Professional Leads to develop and deliver safe and effective services, in accordance with key national targets, Trust standards, service priorities and performance indicators set by ICB commissioners and the Trust. This will include working collaboratively with Community Podiatry.

There may possibly be potential to extend at the end of maternity cover.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will coordinate and provide advanced assessment, diagnosis and management of a specialist diabetes caseload.

The post holder will be required to work in close collaboration with relevant consultants, GPs, podiatrists and other members of the MDFT and community Podiatry in order to provide a patient centred, seamless, integrated approach.
  • The post holder will have responsibility of maintaining clinical standards and protocols of care in line with acute and service needs
  • The Post-holder will provide Podiatric assessment, diagnosis and management of a complex caseload with referrals from Diabetes, ED and General Medicine.
  • The Post-holder will provide specialist Podiatric advice to other specialist areas
  • The Post-holder will work autonomously as the Diabetes Podiatrist on site during periods of annual leave cover.


About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital servicesforaround 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our threecore values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other,Committed to Excellence,WorkingTogether and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnelworkingalongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please review job description and person specification attached for further information on this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC Registered Podiatrist
  • Registered with SOCAP


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial NHS Experience at a senior level
  • Experience of managing less experienced staff
  • Experienced in the provision of high risk treatments and diabetic assessments


Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wexham Park Hospital

Wexham Street

Slough

SL2 4HL

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