Podiatrist

  • Full Time
  • Trafford

Website MFTnhs Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Job summary

Within the Trafford Local Care Organisation (TLCO) an opportunity has arisen to recruit to a permanent full time HCPC registered Band 5 podiatrist. Our podiatry team is friendly and supportive and you will be able to develop your podiatry skills in this environment. The podiatry department is a busy one operating from 5 sites within community plus the patients own home so a car owner/driver is essential. The podiatry team supports the secondary diabetes and vascular clinics where you will have the opportunity to shadow the podiatrists working there.

Main duties of the job
  • To work in clinics, health centres, residential and nursing homes, day centres, in the patient’s own home and on occasion in the acute sector
  • To actively manage patient treatment programmes in line with care planning and discharge guidelines
  • With the ability to use the decision making process to identify when patients require the intervention of other professional and/or departmental specialist areas by following agreed referral pathways
  • To conduct nail surgery and undertake a minimum of 20 procedures under supervision if not already proficient in this procedure
  • To arrange for the provision of podiatry orthoses, pressure relieving insoles and shoe inserts where appropriate.
  • To be responsible for the day to day planning of personal workloads for clinics, for the completion of home visits and for visits to residential and nursing homes
  • To be flexible and provide cover for other podiatrists at short notice or during periods of absence
  • Complete all necessary administrative duties associated with the post.
  • Any other duties as required by the department
  • Comply with all Trust Policies, guidelines and procedures.

To apply for this job please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk.

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