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Community Specialist Podiatrist

Employer
The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Brierley Hill, Dudley
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
The Podiatry Service within The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a part time HCPC Registered Podiatrist, with sufficient postgraduate experience to cover secondment for 10 months. You will join a friendly and forward looking team, committed to delivering the full range of podiatric interventions to the highest standards.

Based in the community, you will work in Health Centres, and patients' homes, and must be able to commute to meet the needs of the role.

Our developing podiatry caseload focuses on those who are medically at risk or who have a high podiatric need, consequently our patients tend to be complex with a variety of needs.

Main duties of the job

To assess, diagnose, develop and implement individual podiatric care plans for patients with a variety of clinical needs, including acute and chronic neuropathies, chronic diseases, vascular problems, wound management, nail pathologies and musculo-skeletal (MSK) problems

The post holder will work within all areas of the department and will be expected to plan, and manage a caseload in each specialism.

To autonomously operate in the delivery of high quality foot care both as part of a team and as a lone worker in domiciliary settings.

Using motivation and empowerment skills to enter into partnerships of care and achieve goals with patients.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, and values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme and a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person Specification

Education Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc (Hons) Podiatric Degree (or equivalent - eg. Diploma in Podiatric Medicine)
  • Local Anesthesia Certificate
  • HCPC registration


Experience

Essential

  • Sufficient rounded professional experience, including treatment of the 'at risk' foot
  • Ability to liaise with and share care with other Health Care Professionals
  • Evidence of treatment planning/patient management


personal qualities

Essential

  • Evidence of relevant Post Graduate experience
  • Must be able to commute to meet the needs of the role


Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Brierley Hill Health & Social Health Centre

Venture Way

Brierley Hill, Dudley

DY5 1RU

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253-0524-6230475-C

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