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An opportunity has arisen for the role of Band 5 Podiatrist on for 225 hours per week for a fixed term of 12 months to cover maternity leave.
We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our podiatry team. The podiatrist will be required to provide assessment, treatment and interventions for our high risk caseload within Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.
This person will work with a range of clinics, hospital and health centres and homes across Torbay and South Devon. Ability to travel around the district as a car owner/driver is essential to be able to undertake home visits.
The successful candidate will work as part of the established team, providing multidisciplinary intervention for service users with complex co morbidities.
The post holder will have clinical responsibility for delivering high quality care to a caseload across the Torbay and South Devon area and will be working closely with other community healthcare workers and provider agencies within a variety of care settings including community clinics, domiciliary work , care homes, prisons and contribute to the development of the podiatry team.
The applicant should be able to demonstrate skills in wound management and the application of musculoskeletal podiatry. The candidate should be able to demonstrate assessment and management of a varied caseload.
The post-holder will receive clinical and managerial support, and will have the opportunity to attend and contribute to internal and external training in line with their personal development programme.
NO Agencies or Canvassers.
If you would like support completing an application form, please contact the recruitment team on ( Phone number removed ) where one of our administrators will be able to assist you.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL APPLICANTS
The Trust is committed to preventing discrimination, valuing diversity and achieving equality of opportunity. No person (staff, patient or public) will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of the nine protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010: Sexual Orientation; Gender; Age; Gender Reassignment; Pregnancy and Maternity; Disability; Religion or Belief (non-belief); Race; Marriage and Civil Partnership. In addition to these nine, the Trusts will not discriminate on the grounds of domestic circumstances, social-economic status, political affiliation or trade union membership.
As an inclusive organisation we welcome applications from people who are underrepresented in the health and care workforce (for example; people from a Black or Minority Ethnic background, people with disabilities and people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender)
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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