Band 6 Community Podiatrist

by | 07/03/2024

Role At A Glance

Profession: Podiatry
Reference: J4152
Date Posted: 07/03/2024
Location: Greater London
Start Date: 07/03/2024
Type: Locum
Closing Date: 04/04/2024
Salary: £27 per annum

Locum Band 6 Community Podiatrist South London
IMC Locums are the new age healthcare agency, we pride ourselves on delivering healthcare recruitment better.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a locum Podiatrist to join a leading teaching hospital, based in South London. They are seeking a qualified Podiatrist with previous NHS Community experience.
Job Description

To provide podiatry services to clients in the community, through the application of a curative Philosophy of Care. To work within primary, secondary and community care teams to provide a multi disciplinary approach to the improvement of foot pathology.

Key Task and Responsibilities

To provide assessment and the full range of podiatry treatments to clients in community and outreach clinics, hospital, client’s home, Health Centres, Care Homes and Day Centres. This will include wound dressings, scalpel debridement of nail & soft tissue pathology & care of foot problems resulting from neglect & lack of self-care.

To work as an autonomous practitioner, developing & agreeing treatment plans individually with clients. Support from senior staff is provided.

To be responsible for protection of health and wellbeing of all clients. Alert others to concerns where protection may be required for both children and vulnerable adults.
To appropriately refer clients to specialist teams within the department whenever needed (for nail surgery, biomechanical assessment etc.) and appropriately refer clients within primary care, Community or Acute for investigation, diagnosis or treatment.

Dealing sensitively and appropriately with a client caseload with complex health needs, assisting individuals to manage their health needs effectively.

To work within primary, secondary and community care teams to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to improvement of foot pathology.

Always aiming to achieve with each client maximum independence through self-care and effective client management.
Position Requirements
•HCPC Registered
•Minimum of two years postgraduate experience
•Previous clinical experience performing a similar role within a Podiatry setting
Benefits of Working of IMC
•Highly competitive rates of pay
•3 month (minimum) locum assignment to start as soon as possible
•Full time hours (Monday – Friday)
•The successful candidate will be working within a strong team.
•FREE fast track registration
•Exclusive contracts available
•CPD annual contribution
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