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Community Specialist Podiatrist

Band 6

Main area
Community Health Services
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
267-CH2013596
Site
Oxford City
Town
Oxford
Salary
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
Closing
24/11/2019 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


 

We are looking for highly motivated individuals that are enthusiastic, forward-thinking and keen to develop their clinical skills. Applicants must have a degree in podiatry and be registered with the HCPC. Newly qualified podiatrists who believe they have the skills and experience to match the Job Description and work autonomously at Band 6 Specialist Podiatrist grade are welcome to apply.

Oxfordshire Podiatry services offer care to an increasingly interesting caseload with the emphasis of work focused on the care of the At Risk & High Risk foot, including wound/ulcer care. Nail surgery sessions are also a requirement for this post.

As a key member of the team you will be supported with appraisal (PDP) and dedicated CPD/Clinical supervision time. You will also have opportunities to develop and enhance your clinical skills including IRMER training and making x-ray referrals, offloading techniques including total contact insoles and soft-casting. In addition, you will spend time within the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. There are also opportunities to shadow the Inpatient Podiatry Team (Vascular and Diabetes) and the Dermatology and Rheumatology specialisms in the Hospital Setting. Applications are invited from BSc qualified and HCPC registered podiatrists with experience who are keen to advance their clinical and professional skills. Please refer to further details in the job description & person specification.

  • One full time, permanent post based in Raglan House (Oxford City)
  • ALL post holders may on occasion be required to work at clinics, carry out Home Visits and attend meetings or training across the wider county of Oxfordshire. 
  • Car owner /driver essential for ALL these positions
  • Working outside core hours (i.e. evenings and weekends) may occasionally be required in the future.

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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

Peter McQueen at Peter.McQueen@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk or call 01865 90 2016.