Locum Band 6 Community Podiatrist – South East London

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  • SE9, Eltham, Greater London View on Map
  • Post Date : May 22, 2023
  • Apply Before : July 8, 2023
  • Salary: £0 - £27
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  • Job ID 1227821
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Locum Band 6 Community Podiatrist – South East 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 East London. They are seeking a qualified Podiatrist with previous Community experience.

Job Description

1. 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.

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

3. To develop treatment plans and discharge plans through an agreed contract with each client, and to follow through the treatment plan with an end result of improved foot pathology & discharge where appropriate.

4. To assess all clients at every visit and refer to specialist services as appropriate.

5. To prescribe, and manufacture, orthoses/insoles/appliances/and shoe adaptations when required using the laboratory equipment.

6. To prescribe, manufacture and fit chair side biomechanical and functional devices when clinically indicated.

7. To participate in the work of specialist teams when and where required, undertaking a high risk patient caseload. To rotate through the three Podiatric Specialist teams (wound care, musculoskeletal & surgical) to constantly update clinical skills & knowledge to a high standard.

8. To work within patient homes, and other environments of poor conditions, with exposure to bodily fluids

9. 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.

10. 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.

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

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

13. Always aiming to achieve with each client maximum independence through self-care and effective client management.

Position Requirements

* HCPC Registered

* 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.

* Minimum of two years postgraduate experience

* Previous clinical experience performing a similar role within a Community setting

Benefits of Working of IMC

* Highly competitive rates of pay

* FREE fast track registration

* Exclusive contracts available

* CPD annual contribution

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