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Specialist Community Podiatrist | Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 04 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 Per annum pro rota
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 05 July 2024
Location: king's Lynn, PE30 5NU
Company: Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6360269/839-6360269-AK


To undertake a clinical role in podiatry delivering high quality, evidence-based community podiatry within a geographical locality, under the direction and with support of the Community Podiatry Clinical and Team Lead.

To undertake assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and discharge planning for patients who have specialist care needs. To carry and be responsible for own caseload.

To accept clinical responsibility for a designated caseload of patients who require specialised care, and to organise this efficiently and effectively with regard to clinical priorities and use of time. To ensure a high standard of clinical care for the patients under your management, and those of other staff.

To undertake comprehensive specialist assessment, treatment, and the evaluation of outcomes of community podiatry patients, with a variety of presentations, including nail surgery. The work will be carried out in the clinic, nursing home, hospital and domiciliary setting.

To receive and provide complex, sensitive information. In communicating effectively with patients and carers, skills of persuasion, motivation, explanation, and gaining informed consent will be used. Barriers of effective communication will evident with some patients e.g. impaired hearing, altered perception, speaking a language other than English, pain and fear. Patients may lack the ability to consent to treatment.

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.

This information is available on the Norfolk Community Health and care NHS Trust Specialist Community Podiatrist job description.

This advert closes on Sunday 16 Jun 2024

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