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Specialist Podiatrist

Employer
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Podiatrist looking for a new opportunity to develop your MSK skillset?

We are looking for a dynamic and proactive Podiatrist, specialising in musculoskeletal conditions (MSK), to join our Podiatry team at Shropshire Community Health Trust. As part of this role you will be specialising in MSK Podiatry within the Musculoskeletal Services Shropshire and Telford (MSST). This service offers specialist multi-disciplinary team assessments and management to patients who suffer from musculoskeletal health problems that don't require hospital treatment.

If you are passionate about making a difference and want to contribute to an organisation which is continuously striving to improve, then we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for a full-time Podiatrist however part-time hours would be considered for the right candidate.

Main duties of the job

Utilising current skills within MSK podiatry to manage a caseload within MSST service a minimum of two days per week if working full time.

You must be a HCPC Registered Podiatrist to apply, with a range of MSK experience within an MSK setting. As part of this role you will also maintain your Podiatric skills across our caseload utilising your MSK skills to support management of the high risk foot across the community setting within clinics and patient homes.

You will be expected to assess, diagnose, develop and implement individualised care programmes to all groups of patients with a wide variety of clinical needs, including acute or chronic neuropathies, chronic disease management e.g. diabetes, rheumatology, vascular insufficiency and wound management as well as other specialised clinics including Nail surgery across the Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin area.

You will be required to travel as part of this role as clinics are delivered across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin.

About us

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides community-based health services for adults and children in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and some services in surrounding areas too. These range from district nursing, health visiting and running four community hospitals through to providing very specialist community care through talented and dedicated staff.

Patients, carers and the public play a vital role in helping us to develop and improve our services and we are constantly looking for ways to work with local communities, patients and the public to innovate and improve. Have a look at the Have Your Say section of our website to find out how you can feed back your experiences and help us to continually improve.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further information on the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • B.Sc. Podiatric Medicine
  • Health and Care Professions Council registration
  • Local Anaesthetic Certificate


Knowledge & Skills

Essential

  • Clinical knowledge of the management and pathology of MSK conditions, diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, renal and rheumatological conditions
  • Able to produce, document, implement and evaluate care plans.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand clinical application and use of a wide variety of diagnostic and treatment equipment pertinent to an interest in MSK podiatry and general podiatry


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of MSK treatment pathways, surgical procedures, biomechanical examinations and orthotic prescription techniques
  • Ability to meet the travel requirements of this role across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin


Employer details

Employer name

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust

Address

Coral House

Longbow Close

Shrewsbury

SY1 3GZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

825-5970500-OPS-B

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