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Advanced Diabetes Podiatrist

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Cannock
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Dependant on Experience
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a passionate and driven Band 7 Advanced Diabetes Podiatrist seeking a rewarding job opportunity? Do you see yourself in that inspiring role?

Are you looking to be key member of a patient-focused multi-disciplinary team with exciting opportunities for development?

Do you want to play an important role in developing colleagues' knowledge and skills for diagnosis and management of complex lower limb complications?

Then join Our Dynamic Podiatry Team in South Staffordshire!

We want YOU to join our award-winning Podiatry Service at Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust.

Why Us?

We have successfully developed and implemented our Gold Standard Podiatry Service that prioritises patient care, boasts exceptional outcomes, and has received exceptional feedback from both patients and peers.

As a valued and passionate member of our team you will specialise in assessing, treating, and managing complex foot ulceration in high-risk patients. You will be at the forefront of health education and training events, contributing to our commitment to excellence, in a team of six Advanced Diabetes Podiatrists.

It's an exciting time to join our team so if you feel you have the right skills and experience apply today, we look forward to hearing from you!

Main duties of the job

You will be able to make a real impact within our service by collaborating with well-established multidisciplinary teams in the community, University Hospital North Midlands Hospital, and neighbouring hospitals. Utilising your excellent interpersonal and communication skills you will drive initiatives to improve and enhance outcomes for patients.

The role requires you to hold a Health Care Professions Council registration and to be able to work across a variety of locations in the South Staffordshire district including clinic, hospital wards, outpatients and domiciliary settings.

Provide professional and clinical support and leadership to all staff

Take the lead in the management of complex cases within the field of diabetes / wound management, supporting other staff and co-working when needed

Working with service users to develop outcome focused treatment / support plans

Establish and maintain effective working relationships both within the organisation and external organisations

Provide teaching and training in our specialist area to the wider workforce

Be involved with and be prepared to take the lead in clinical audit / research

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by:

Supporting your career development and progression

Excellent NHS Pension scheme

Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave

Options for flexible working

Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave

Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources

If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients

Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate

Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates

Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k

Free car parking at all trust sites

Free flu vaccinations every year

Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will have supervisory, training and leadership responsibilities where appropriate and will have some responsibility for team performance and service developments/improvements, and demonstrate initiative and creativity in finding solutions to problems. The post holder may be required to deputise for the Operational Lead in a professional capacity as required along with supporting and overseeing excellent podiatry practice through mentorship and day to day guidance to team members and other professionals.

Please see full job description attached

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree level relevant professional qualification or equivalent.
  • Registration with HCPC


Desirable

  • Further clinical study relevant to clinical practice such as management of long term conditions.
  • Masters qualification in relevant area that will support the delivery of the service.


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant Post Graduate studies/qualification or equivalent clinical courses within area of clinical expertise
  • Up to date field work/pre-registration student training.


Desirable

  • Experience in a broad range of clinical practice areas in addition to a specialism Evidence of project work.
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team


Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Cannock Chase Hospital

Cannock

WS11 5XY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

301-ME-24-6324848

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