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Podiatrist

Band 5

Main area
317 Community Podiatry
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (8:30-4:30 with 30 min break)
Job ref
317-2022-24-28-DR
Site
Geoffrey Rhodes Centre
Town
317 Geoffrey Rhodes Centre
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
27/06/2022 23:59
Interview date
06/07/2022

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with around 16,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We’re also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients ‘contacts’ each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Newcastle Hospitals are proud to be one of the exemplar organisations across the NHS on sustainability, with a long history of delivering Sustainable Healthcare in Newcastle (Shine) and the first healthcare organisation in the world to declare a climate emergency. Our strategy includes commitments to being Net Zero by 2030, for our direct carbon footprint, and Net Zero by 2040 for our footprint plus. Delivering these ambitions will not be possible without the help, support and action of every single member of our team.

Job overview

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Podiatry Department is inviting applications for a Band 5 Podiatrist. The  role is a permanent full time  position  for 37.5 hours per week .

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Podiatrist to work within the Newcastle community Podiatry Department. You will be required to provide a range of high quality podiatric interventions in a variety of clinical and domiciliary settings. This opportunity  will provide  the applicant with a solid foundation in many aspects of podiatry care in the NHS.

  • Interview Date 06/07/2022
  • 37 Hours 30 Minutes/Week or Part Time hours would be considered 
  • You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month’s pay.

Newcastle Hospitals encourages all staff and volunteers who are appointed to join the Trust to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Main duties of the job

The role is predominantly face to face clinical,  working with  a selected caseload of patients  to assess, diagnose and deliver podiatry care plans. Newcastle podiatry provide a diverse service for the population of Newcastle and to in- patients from a wider geographical area, making the role varied and interesting.

Following  the protocols and guidelines of the trust and  department, you will provide  high quality interventions including  self care advice to manage a range of foot problems . The post holder will learn to risk manage and categorize patients clinical needs in order to prioritise and plan care  with a view to improving condition and discharging from the service where appropriate

 The successful applicant will have the opportunity to  consolidate their learning with guidance form  very experienced staff whilst  on specialist rotations in the department such as nail surgery , biomechanics and wound management. Including in the Newcastle Diabetes centre with the Multi- disciplinary team.

The post holder will be expected to contribute to the supervision  of podiatry assistants and students on placement in the department.

 

Working for our organisation

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We’re also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients ‘contacts’ each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • To work as part of a highly motivated team in a variety of locations, supported with supervision and mentorship until competencies are completed; with a view to autonomous working including assessment and treatment of a range of Podiatry patients.
  • To provide an efficient, effective and consistent high quality Podiatry service for Newcastle Hospitals  NHS Foundation Trust.
  • To ensure that the service delivery is patient centred and reflects current and future developments within Podiatry and associated areas. 

Person specification

KNOWLEDGE

Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of self- directed learning

SKILLS

Essential criteria
  • High quality clinical skills
  • Good communication skills; good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to manage noncompliance / conflict.

EXPERIENCE

Essential criteria
  • Experience of dealing with elderly patients
  • Critical / reflective analysis.
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working with elderly patients

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential criteria
  • Podiatry Diploma / Degree
  • State Registration to Health and Care Professions Council.
  • Registered with the HCPC as POM-A prescriptions only medicines -administration
  • Must hold current clean driving licence and willing to use car for work.
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working with computer systems.

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Veteran AwareApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in People: GoldMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - GoldArmed Forces Covenant Gold AwardRIDI Awards Finalist 2021Stonewall Gold 2022

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Nicola Coates
Job title
Podiatry head of service
Email address
nicola.coates2@nhs.net
Telephone number
0191 2823431