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Are you up for a challenge? The Podiatry Service of Humber NHS Foundation Trust are seeking 2 fulltime Band 5 Podiatrists on a permanent contract who would like to join our dynamic team. The Hull Podiatry team provides Podiatry services to the population across the City of Hull including the Diabetes center, Inpatient service and the newly developed Homeless service. Hull Podiatry provide both community and MDT services and we are committed to improving the foot health of the locality.

We welcome applications from qualified Podiatrist’s with a keenness to develop new skills and expand their knowledge base. You would be joining a team committed to delivering the very best podiatric care, encompassing aspects including diabetes, wound management, nail surgery and new patient assessment clinics. We deliver care based upon need via GP, consultant and AHP referral, incorporating short-term treatment, minor surgery and long term palliative care.
The Podiatry Department is committed to recognising and developing the skills of its staff, we offer a robust competency package in all aspects of the service. We recognise and have a positive approach to continuing professional development and there is an active in-service training programme available.
As with most modern podiatry services Humber NHS Foundation trust prioritise care for those people who are deemed to have the highest podiatric need/risk in combination with a high medical priority. A robust competency package is available for all aspects of the service to develop knowledge and skills. Therefore candidates must be self-motivated, well organised and have a flexible approach to working.
Applicants must have a degree in Podiatry and be registered with the HCPC. This post requires you to travel therefore access to your own transport is essential. Although there are 2 x full time posts available, applications would be welcomed from candidates seeking part time employment from 225 hours per week upwards.
For more information on Hull and East Riding Podiatry services visit the Humber NHS Foundation Trust website.
We are looking for qualified Podiatrist’s with a keenness to develop new skills. You would be joining a team committed to delivering the very best podiatric care, encompassing all aspects including biomechanics, diabetes, wound management, nail surgery and new patient assessment clinics. We deliver care based upon need via GP, consultant and AHP referral, incorporating short-term treatment, minor surgery and long term palliative care.
You must be well-organised, self-motivated and have a flexible approach.
Due to the large geographical area, the ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential as we cover rural clinics and home visits in areas such as Goole, Pocklington, Withernsea, Beverley and Bridlington areas.
Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome to apply and will be considered alongside all other applicants. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA 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 Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. Further information is available on the UK Border Agency website.
Please note that if there is a high volume of applications received we reserve the right to close this advert one week after it has opened.
For any further information please contact Ruth Woods, Team manager for Podiatry Hull on  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed ) Please do not ring this number for application packages.
For those wishing to apply for the post on Secondment they must obtain their managers permission to do so before applying.
You will also be asked to prove your Right to Work in the UK and complete Identification checks.

We will apply for a Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service for the successful candidate. Please note that you will be charged for this check.

Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.
“Humber NHS Foundation Trust is positive about receiving applications from people with personal experience of mental illness and has mechanisms in place to support and guide potential job applicants”. Please see ‘Positive Assets’ link below for more information.

Humber NHS Foundation Trust are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, the Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

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All posts are restricted to Humber NHS Foundation Trust ‘At Risk’ employees in the first instance, followed by those affected by change who are currently employed within the organisation. If the post has not been appointed to external applicants will be considered.

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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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