Diabetes Podiatrist

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Working hours: 15 hours per week

  • The Diabetes team is a proactive and cohesive team who constantly work to improve the services and care for patients with diabetes across Western Cheshire and Chester. We are looking for a highly motivate HCPC Registered Podiatrist who has post graduate experience working within diabetes, to join our friendly and committed multi-disciplinary diabetes team.

Main duties of the job

  • You will have excellent communication skills, show initiative and be highly motivated with a flexible approach to your workload.
  • You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of diabetes and a commitment to service improvement and be confident and effective in the use of a full- range of routine and specialist podiatric techniques.
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with highly specialised skills who can demonstrate experience in the field of diabetes, wound care and management of the high risk foot.
  • Developmental opportunities (e.g. leadership development, skills development)
  • Induction info introducing you to our Trust & ensure you settle in
  • A friendly and supportive working environment (see our Trust Behavioural Standards)
  • Competitive Salary, with incremental pay progression
  • Excellent holiday entitlements 27 days + bank holidays rising to 33 after 10 years' service (pro rata)
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Staff support, health and wellbeing opportunities & other employee benefits

About us

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust consists of a 600 bedded large District General Hospital, which provides its services on the Countess of Chester Health Park, and a 64 bedded Intermediate Care Service at Ellesmere Port Hospital. The Trust provides services in all of the surgical and medical specialties common to a District General Hospital with some specialist services. The Trust serves the whole of the local population currently in excess of 250,000 residents which geographically covers populations in England and North Wales. The Trust strives to continuously improve and sustain the quality of its services for patients, providing care to more than 445,000 patients per year, with almost 4,000 staff working together putting quality and patient safety, at the heart of everything we do. The organisation provides a wide range of services offering health care to the whole spectrum of the population from birth to the end of life. The Trust complies with its terms of authorisation as a Foundation Trust

Date posted

25 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year pa, pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

210-2022-522

Job locations

Countess of Chester Hospital

Liverpool Road

Chester

CH2 1UL


Job description

Job responsibilities

See Job Description for further details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment.

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment. The cost of the DBS application is £23 (standard) or £43 (enhanced), this cost will be deducted from your salary over the first three months of employment.

You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of £13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

Good luck with your application

Job description

Job responsibilities

See Job Description for further details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment.

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment. The cost of the DBS application is £23 (standard) or £43 (enhanced), this cost will be deducted from your salary over the first three months of employment.

You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of £13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

Good luck with your application

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of postgraduate experience in high risk wound management
  • Evidence of postgraduate professional training.

Desirable

  • Experience in advanced wound management techniques and pressure relieving devices

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC Registration
  • BSc (Hons) Podiatric Medicine or equivalent

Desirable

  • Local anaesthesia certificate
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of postgraduate experience in high risk wound management
  • Evidence of postgraduate professional training.

Desirable

  • Experience in advanced wound management techniques and pressure relieving devices

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC Registration
  • BSc (Hons) Podiatric Medicine or equivalent

Desirable

  • Local anaesthesia certificate

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Countess of Chester Hospital

Liverpool Road

Chester

CH2 1UL


Employer's website

https://www.coch.nhs.uk/working-with-us.aspx (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Countess of Chester Hospital

Liverpool Road

Chester

CH2 1UL


Employer's website

https://www.coch.nhs.uk/working-with-us.aspx (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Clare Collier

clarecollier@nhs.net

01244363061

Date posted

25 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year pa, pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

210-2022-522

Job locations

Countess of Chester Hospital

Liverpool Road

Chester

CH2 1UL


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