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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/10/2021.

Specialist Podiatrist

Job Reference: 317-2021-40-43-DR

Employer:
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
317 Community Podiatry
Location:
317 Geoffrey Rhodes Centre
Salary:
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum

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.


The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Podiatry Department is inviting applications for a Band 6 Specialist Podiatrist. There is a permanent position and a fixed term position (11 months from date of appointment). The applicant will hold current HCPC registration and have previous experience working in NHS as a Band 5 Podiatrist, and have completed or be in the process of completing a Band 5 competency programme.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work within a team, managing high risk patients with multiple clinical pathologies; to include specialist interventions such as nail surgery, wound care, vascular assessment and biomechanics. It is essential to have knowledge of the management of Diabetic foot disease and be able to follow the local clinical pathways.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, conscientious, and be a team player; with the ability to demonstrate good clinical, communication and organisational skills.

The successful applicant will be aware of professional and national guidelines, be up to date with current best practice and be able to demonstrate their interest in continued professional development, clinical audit and research.

This role is required to work within community clinics as well as attending domiciliary and care home visits. The post holder will undertake rotations into specialist areas such as the Newcastle Diabetes Centre, and be flexible to cover a range of clinics and opportunities as they become available.

We will expect the postholder to show a commitment to service development and deliver an efficient, high quality podiatry service.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants hold a clean driving license, are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes

Full time 37 hours 30 minutes/week




Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to The Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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