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Podiatrist

Employer
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bolton
Salary
Depending on experience per anum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a newly qualified podiatrist, or a Podiatrist with NHS experience? Bolton NHS Foundation Trust would like to get your new career off to the best start in our high-performing, friendly and supportive Trust. Here at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust we have a great role waiting for you we are looking for enthusiastic and innovative podiatrists to work within our Integrated Specialist Podiatry Service in Bolton.

Active involvement in training and development is a key requirement in both meeting personal continuing professional development objectives and providing expertise for delivery of staff training programmes within the Specialist Podiatry service

Main duties of the job

You will have excellent communication skills & a passion for the role and improving patient care. When working clinically we expect you to perform with passion and drive, provide clinically excellent care, and be supportive to patients, relatives, and other MDT members.

You will be responsible for treatment planning for foot complications associated with high risk co-morbidities such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and vascular / ischaemic long-term conditions and will be part of the foot protection team treating foot ulceration in the community.

You will have the opportunity to take part in nail surgery management of MSK conditions and associated orthoses manufacture ulcer clinics and representation on Harm Free Care Panels.

About us

Bolton Foundation Trust aims to ensure the wellbeing and development of all our staff team and are committed to the continuous improvement of staff engagement initiatives. This is reflected in the NHS staff survey results where, for the fourth consecutive year, the Trust obtained the highest scores in Greater Manchester for the theme of Staff Engagement.

As an organisation we are committed to placing the patient at the heart of everything we do and in the provision of safe, effective patient care that acknowledges and ensures dignity. With this in mind we are seeking to recruit staff who share the organisation's values and beliefs. The department has an excellent recruitment and retention rate, which reinforces the supportive team approach to our staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further detail relating to the clinical role

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registration
  • Degree in Podiatry


Experience

Essential

  • Variety of clinical experience at pre/post registration level within the NHS
  • Previous experience of working with the public


knowledge

Essential

  • A range of conditions and the appropriate podiatry intervention
  • Documentary evidence of continuing professional development (CPD)


Desirable

  • evidence of Research and audit processes


skills

Essential

  • Ability to cope with a busy work load, working well as part of a team.
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance


Desirable

  • evidence of Presentation skills


communication

Essential

  • Ability to present information in a logical manner


other

Essential

  • car owner/ driver


Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Address

lever chambers

Ashburner Street, Bolton. BL1 1SQ

Bolton

BL11SQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

241-330-IC-24

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