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Highly Specialist Podiatrist

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 Per annum
Closing date
6 Aug 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Newham's Podiatry Service are recruiting for Band 7 podiatrists, 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 are calling on enthusiastic Podiatrists who are:

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

self-motivated and motivated by others to provide excellent patient-centred care.

looking for an opportunity to further develop your career and be an active team member.

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.

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)for further information or if you would like to arrange an informal visit.

Role : Highly Specialist 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 : Highly Specialist Podiatrist

Main duties of the job

You will work in outpatient High Risk Foot clinics as part of the Service Level Agreement with Barts Health as well as rotations in Nail Surgery, MSK and Community Outpatient clinics including domiciliary provision.

You will need to be able to assess, create appropriate treatment plans and escalate to the appropriate services where clinically indicated.

You will need excellent skills in debridement and wound management.

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 also provide care in Nursing Homes as well as a Domiciliary Service.

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

We will help you identify your knowledge, skills and developmental needs, which will become part of your annual training plan.

You will work in a supportive team of passionate Podiatrists, interacting and collaborating with a wide range of health professionals and clinical specialties working with our service.

You will receive clinical and management supervision to support you in your induction and further development

You will use your clinical and management experience and skills to supervise staff and podiatry, medical and nursing students

You will work in outpatient High Risk Foot clinics as part of the Service Level Agreement with Barts Health as well as rotations in Nail Surgery, MSK, Community Outpatient clinics including domiciliary provision

You will be involved in service development, including QI

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 3 year post graduate working with a minimum of 2 years at Band 6 or equivalent within the NHS. ? Experience of working with a wide range of patient and disease / pathology types including the at-risk and high-risk foot 4. ? Experience of delivering advanced care in of the diabetic foot
  • Experience of delivering advanced care of the diabetic foot
  • Experience of working with a wide range of patients and disease / pathology types including the at-risk and high-risk foot


Desirable

  • Experience of delivering teaching to undergraduate level and CPD to qualified professionals & peers
  • Experience of implementing new initiatives


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to identify appropriate investigations for patients and to interpret the results e.g. x-rays


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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