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Podiatrist

Band 5

Main area
Knowsley
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
18.75 per week
Job ref
329-KNW561
Site
Knowsley Borough
Town
Whiston
Salary
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
Closing
25/01/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.

 

North West Boroughs Health Care NHS Foundation Trust Podiatry Department is seeking to recruit a Band 5 Podiatrist for a part time position 18.75 hours to work within our well-established team.

All applicants must hold a Degree or Diploma in Podiatric Medicine and a Certificate for Local Anaesthesia. Candidates will also need to demonstrate good communication skills, a flexible and proactive approach to work.

The role would include a broad range of activities inclusive of assessment, diagnosis, and development and implement individual care programmes for new and existing patients with a wide variety of clinical need, such as, long term conditions, vascular problems, neurological conditions, wound management, sharp debridement, gait analysis/manufacture of orthoses and nail surgery. This work will be based within clinics across primary and secondary care, day centres, domiciliary visits and residential/nursing homes.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

North West Boroughs Health Care NHS Foundation Trust is committed to personal development and offer supervision dependant on an individual’s level of experience and competence, in-service training and opportunities for CPD.

We are delighted to offer a range of great benefits for our people and hope that you agree, some of these benefits will make a real difference to your working day!

 

  • Free 24 hour access to our Health and Well-being Centre and Gym at the Hollins Park site, including tai chi and pilates classes.
  • Access to the NHS pension scheme.
  • The opportunity to access a range of NHS discounts, such as the NHS Electronics Scheme, Salary Sacrifice Car and Bikes for Staff Schemes.
  • Regular supervision and access to a range of training courses at our Education Centre.
  • Access to our Library at Hollins Park House, providing resources to support you in your development and/or research. 

 

This post is subject to a standard / an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure and £29.50 for a standard disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Janette MacGlashan

Team Manager - Knowsley

Whiston Primary Care Resource Centre

Old Colliery Road

Whiston

L35 3SX

0151 676 5462

janette.macglashan@nwbh.nhs.uk

 

 

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01925 664856

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