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Main area
Podiatry
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 per week
Job ref
329-KNW321
Employer
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Knowsley
Town
Whiston
Salary
£21,909 - £28,462
Closing
26/01/2017 23:59
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Band 5 Podiatrist

Band 5

Formed in 2002, 5 Boroughs Partnership achieved NHS Foundation Trust status in early 2010 and has established itself as a leading provider of mental health services regionally and nationally by delivering innovative approaches to providing high quality services. In 2011 the business expanded to incorporate community service provision enabling the Trust to begin to design and deliver integrated high quality care services. This is a large, dynamically changing and complex multi sited organisation employing 3,400 staff.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.

We expect all new starters in clinical, patient facing posts (bands 1-4) to complete all 15 standards of the Care Certificate, within their first 3 months with us. 

5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Podiatry Department is seeking to recruit a Band 5 Podiatrist for 37.5 hours to work within our well-established team.

All applicants must hold a Degree or Diploma in Podiatric Medicine and a Certificate for Local Anaesthesia. Candidates will also need to demonstrate good communication skills, a flexible and proactive approach to work.

The role would include a broad range of activities inclusive of assessment, diagnosis, and development and implement individual care programmes for new and existing patients with a wide variety of clinical need, such as, long term conditions, vascular problems, neurological conditions, wound management, sharp debridement, gait analysis/manufacture of orthoses and nail surgery. This work will be based within clinics across primary and secondary care, day centres, domiciliary visits and residential/nursing homes.

As an employee of 5 Boroughs Partnership, you will receive the following benefits:
• Free 24 hour access to our Health and Well-being Centre and gym at the Hollins Park site, including Tai chi and Pilates classes
• 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years’ service)
• Access to the NHS pension scheme
• The opportunity to access a range of NHS discounts, such as the NHS Electronics Scheme, Salary Sacrifice Car and Bikes for Staff Schemes.
Regular supervision and access to a range of training courses at our Education centre

5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is committed to personal development and offer supervision dependant on an individual’s level of experience and competence, in-service training and opportunities for CPD

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an Enhanced DBS, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

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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

John Kilshaw
0151 290 2000
john.kilshaw2@5bp.nhs.uk

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01925 664416