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Podiatry Practitioner

Job Reference: 310-COP56-1917047

Employer:
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Podiatry
Location:
Chesterton Medical Centre, Cambridge
Salary:
£21,089 - £23,761 pa, pro r

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) provides integrated community and mental health, learning disability and social care services of the highest standard due to our continued commitment to quality and service improvement. We aim to support people of all ages to achieve the very best they can for their health and well being. To ensure that we achieve this goal we look to recruit candidates of a high calibre that share our passion for delivering excellent service user care, research and education.


We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Podiatry Practitioner to join our Podiatry Team based in Cambridge and also working across the Fenland area in the community setting. The post holder is required to have excellent dexterity skills and demonstrate high standards in their practical skills, including casting for diabetic ulcers, and management of their own caseload. The successful applicant will benefit from a supportive environment providing basic foot care training via the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and an opportunity for development The post includes responsibility for stock management and administrative tasks associated to the team and the role. Working in the locality podiatry team yet supporting the service county wide.


We will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop our staff through a clear career pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust.
If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people with mental health or learning disability needs then we want to hear from you.


Benefits of working for CPFT include:


Annual leave allowance 27 days plus bank holidays (this may increase depending on NHS service)
Pension scheme
Flexible job share opportunities
Salary sacrifice schemes
Staff discount schemes
Professional development via the CPFT Academy which provides in-house training programmes
Free on-site parking (dependent on site)
Stress awareness training
Mindfulness training
Counselling service

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sara Hill, Podiatry Manager, on 07908713848.




Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

The aim of CPFT is to ensure that no employee in employment or job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin or on the grounds of gender, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion; or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not justified by the job to be done.

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ and who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are ‘at risk’ please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) and references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

NHS Shared Business Services will be providing the recruitment administration service for CPFT. If you have any queries concerning your application please contact us on 0800 0181 990


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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