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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/06/2022.

Band 5 Podiatrist

Job Reference: 313-A-22-120143-CS

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Podiatry
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
Band 5

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Leicestershire Partnership Trust

Community Health Services

Band 5: Podiatrists

Posts available:

2 x 37.5 hours 12 months fixed term based in the City of Leicester.

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and well-being for all?

Then take a step towards LPT….

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serve over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

This post will suit a candidate who is a newly or recently qualified podiatrist, who is enthusiastic, motivated, and ready to join our friendly team.

You will be given the opportunity to work through a competency programme, which will be supported through mentoring and staff appraisal. As well as a full induction programme we will also offer regular supervision sessions.

You should have a good understanding of appropriate assessments and interventions with suitable clinical reasoning skills, knowledge and understanding to underpin this.

You will be providing care within health centres, community hospitals, patient’s homes, and care homes along with the opportunity to experience working within the acute hospital setting on wards and the MDT diabetic foot clinic.

The successful candidate will join a team of podiatrists who are supported by podiatry and clinical assistants along with our advanced specialist podiatrists. You will need to demonstrate flexibility and initiative to work as part of a team.

It is essential that you possess a diploma/degree in Podiatric Medicine and are registered with the HCPC.

Car owner/driver or suitable alternative transport is essential.

Please note this will close earlier if a suitable number of candidates have applied.

Interview date: Thursday 16th June 2022

For further information contact Podiatry Leads Rachel Cooper Norton 07796 311534 and Lesley Weaving 07918 363920




Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.


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.



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