Advanced Podiatrist Specialist

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Main area
Podiatry
Grade
7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
26.25 hours per week (0.7WTE)
Job ref
351-CW254-SW
Site
L7F9 A3258 Podiatry Service Central Lancs (C)
Town
Leyland
Salary
£31,696 to £41,787 pa
Closing
Today at 23:59

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.

Lancashire Care is proud to be listed in the Top 50 Inclusive employers list. This is recognition of the outstanding efforts made by LCFT in our commitment to attracting and retaining a truly diverse workforce, achieving equality, diversity and inclusion at its purest form.

For more information on Lancashire Care please visit our website via Lancashire Care

Highly Specialised Podiatrist

An opportunity has arisen for a part time 0.7 WTE within the Central locality. The successful applicant will have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a podiatry service at Band 6 level and have advanced wound care skills and knowledge. The post holder will work autonomously using their skills, competencies and knowledge to provide specialist care to patients with complex wound care needs. They will devise patient care plans and communicate these clearly to the podiatry team to support the step up step down model of care. The successful applicant will act as an advisory resource for the wider podiatry team to provide high quality care around wound care and biomechanics knowledge to patients with complex needs. Excellent communication skills are required for the role for when dealing with patients, colleagues and the wider multidisciplinary team. There is an expectation for the successful candidate to undertake training for independent prescribing training to enhance their role. Please see the attached job description for full details. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the Team Coordinator for Podiatry. Excellent care planning, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jacqui Read, telephone 01772 777320, email jacqui.read2@lancashirecare.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01772 773863