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Podiatrist, Band 6

Band 6

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Wound care/BIO Podiatrist Band 6
Band 6
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South Somerset tbc
South Somerset tbc
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
25/02/2018 23:59

Could you be the right person for our Band 6 posts?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Podiatrist to join the Somerset Partnership Podiatry Team. We are looking for 2 full time Band 6 Podiatrists with experience in Diabetes, Wound Care and Biomechanics.  You will be part of a highly motivated and compassionate countywide team, working independently in both community and acute settings.  The 2 posts are based in the south of county. 

We are looking for experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated professionals, with excellent leadership skills. The post holder will have a specific role of responsibility within the team, which will be determined by service requirements. You will join a friendly, highly experienced team, delivering quality patient centred care to the population of Somerset.   This includes the assessment, development, implementation and review/discharge of treatment plans and health education. You will need to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of Diabetes, Wound Care and Biomechanics.

You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the changes that the NHS is undergoing and have a clear understanding of the role of the Podiatry service within this. You will need a degree in Podiatry and be registered with the Health Professions Council.

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust offers a great benefits package including 27 days annual leave (pro rata) and a competitive pension scheme. The podiatry service is a forward thinking dynamic service with a number of active on-going projects such as clinical pathway auditing and the development of a robust clinical support programme

The successful candidate will be supported by a team of dedicated professionals, with access to CPD time, regular supervision, development and support and regular team meetings.

 We look forward to receiving your application.  

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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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