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Specialist Hospital Podiatrist - Senior 1 (XR07)

Job Description

Band 7 Hospital Specialist Podiatrist

Wte 06wte

1 year Contract

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) FOOT HEALTH DEPARTMENT has a temporary post for a podiatrist specialising in musculoskeletal and rheumatology services.

The post holder will be working with a busy, research oriented highly motivated department. The main area of work will be musculoskeletal and rheumatology podiatry. You will be working alongside other HCP and consultants. The areas of specialism within LTHT are large and opportunities are reflected in this. The opportunity to work in diabetes, nail surgery and high risk podiatry is also available to help staff develop. The main areas of work and attributes needed that will be associated with this post are

Mentoring others

Supervisory skills

Facilitating triaging of referrals

Occasional ward based work

Teamwork and communication is paramount

This is a unique opportunity to work in the acute Trust with all its benefits, support and development.

Contact- Thomas Dickie tel.  ( Phone number removed ) 

( Email address removed )

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust is pleased to announce that it has received the Bronze Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, helping to actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has provided its statement of intent to support all defence personnel and we welcome all applications to work for Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust.

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We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required. If you require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruiting manager immediately.

NOTE: This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date (without further notice) if sufficient suitable applications are received.

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 (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment and will need to be renewed annually. For Band 1 roles the Trust will pay the cost of the DBS checks and refund to you the cost of the update service. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

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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.

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