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Specialist Podiatrist

Job Reference: 833-SS-SP-03-20

Employer:
(SP) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Podiatry
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.


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An exciting opportunity has arisen for motivated, innovative, hardworking and experienced Podiatrists to join Leeds Community Healthcare.

As a Specialist Podiatrist you will be responsible for providing high quality care to various caseloads with a range of clinical needs. These include musculoskeletal pathologies, limb threatening disease as a result of diabetes/vascular/neurological conditions as well as nail surgery.

You must be able to demonstrate post registration evidence of your experience in managing these patients. We expect you to demonstrate a good understanding of the role of podiatry in health coaching and public health awareness and also the significance of outcome measures.

Excellent interpersonal skills are required as is a healthy attitude towards reflective practice and self-evaluation. A flexible and innovative approach is also important to work within the Podiatry Service as we are constantly seeking ways for improving and developing the Service.

You will utilise your knowledge and skills to provide training, clinical supervision, and mentorship development for less experienced podiatrists and the wider multidisciplinary team.

The Podiatry Service will offer you a friendly and supportive environment within an organisation that strongly promotes individual development and encourages opportunities to develop your skills.

The post includes travelling across the NHS Trust carrying a variety of equipment. It is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the city and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

If this job sounds like it suits you down to the ground, apply now before you forget!




If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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