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Podiatrist

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 a year PA
Closing date
6 Aug 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Newham's Podiatry Service are recruiting a Band 5 podiatrist, either full-time (Monday to Friday 9-5) or part-time. Be part of this exciting development in a busy, progressive, and motivated team whose patients reflect the diversity of communities and their health needs in Newham.

We welcome applications from new graduates and students who are soon to graduate.

We are calling on enthusiastic Podiatrists who:

are seeking a role as a Podiatrist where you can use and develop your skills and knowledge across the full range of our services.

are self-motivated and motivated by others to provide excellent patient-centred care, and are looking for an opportunity to develop your career.

We have a fruitful and strong culture of collaborative working with Vascular services, GPs, Diabetologists, District Nursing and Tissue Viability Services, and other Therapy services.

Role : Band 5 Podiatrist

Date : 16-Aug-2024

Time : 09:00am - 10:00am* (Registration is required to be interviewed on the day)

*Registration for interviews is 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Failure to register during this time will make you unable to partake in same day interview held from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Address : Trust HQ No: 9 Alie Street E1 8DE

Role : Band 5 Podiatrist

Main duties of the job

We focus on a short-term treatment planning approach to manage patient care and maximise patient input into their care, to enable us to effectively and efficiently manage caseloads
  • You will need to have good psychomotor skills and demonstrate your ability to carry out podiatry treatment including debriding callus and enucleating corns.
  • You will need to be able to identify the cause of the foot problems that patients present with, so that treatment plans can be created and where clinically appropriate a discharge plan be be developed.
  • You will need to be able to apply your musculoskeletal knowledge.
  • You will need to be able to write thorough, contemporaneous notes.
  • You will need to be able to provide education to patients/ their carers.
  • You will need to be able to write letters to referrers and, where applicable, onward referrals.


About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Foot Health Service is currently delivered across 3 community sites, as well as Newham University Hospital and your primary base will be at The Appleby Road Health Centre.

We focus on a short-term treatment planning approach to manage patient care and maximise patient input into their care, to enable us to effectively and efficiently manage caseloads

You will receive timely training and development opportunities, including rotations/ shadowing in Nail Surgery, MSK and High Risk Clinics.

You will receive clinical and management supervision from Highly Specialist Podiatrists.

We welcome your ideas for your personal development and our service development.

We will agree achievable annual objectives with you, and monitor and appraise your success with you, and this will be supported by your personal development plan.

You will have ample opportunity to build your portfolio and take a role in service audit and quality initiatives.

If the above is of interest to you and you would like to know more, get in touch with us now to find out more about this exciting career move. Please contact us on 0208 496 9007 to speak to Marie Parchment (Clinical Lead, Foot Health) or foothealthserviceelft@nhs.net for further information or if you would like to arrange an informal visit.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Podiatry
  • HCPC registration


Knowledge

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Understanding of clinical governance


Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Appleby Road Health Centre

63 Appleby Road

London

E16 1LQ

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