Podiatrist, Band 6 - Burnham-on-Sea

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
12 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Wound care/BIO Podiatrist Band 6Grade
Band 6Contract
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Burnham on SeaTown
Burnham on SeaSalary
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum, pro rataClosing
18/02/2018 23:59

Could you be the right person for our Band 6 posts?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Podiatrist to join the Somerset Partnership Podiatry Team. We are looking for a part time Band 6 Podiatrists with experience in Diabetes, Wound Care and Biomechanics. You will be part of a highly motivated and compassionate countywide team, working independently in both community and acute settings. The post is based in the west of the county.
We are looking for experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated professionals, with excellent leadership skills. The post holder will have a specific role of responsibility within the team, which will be determined by service requirements. You will join a friendly, highly experienced team, delivering quality patient centred care to the population of Somerset. This includes the assessment, development, implementation and review/discharge of treatment plans and health education. You will need to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of Diabetes, Wound Care and Biomechanics.
You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the changes that the NHS is undergoing and have a clear understanding of the role of the Podiatry service within this. You will need a degree in Podiatry and be registered with the Health Professions Council.
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust offers a great benefits package including 27 days annual leave (pro rata) and a competitive pension scheme. The podiatry service is a forward thinking dynamic service with a number of active on-going projects such as clinical pathway auditing and the development of a robust clinical support programme
The successful candidate will be supported by a team of dedicated professionals, with access to CPD time, regular supervision, development and support and regular team meetings.
We look forward to receiving your application.

At Somerset Partnership, we offer some excellent benefits over and above the standard NHS benefits. Here are just some of them:

At Somerset Partnership we have an excellent ‘Refer a Friend ‘ scheme. We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource and we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and of the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we feel that our staff are best placed to refer likeminded professionals to join our Trust. We offer substantive employees a referral bonus of £1000 for every successful staff referral they make. For more information please contact the Recruitment Team.
We also have a relocation assistance programme and we pay for your registration if you are newly qualified member of staff.
Other benefits at Somerset Partnership include:

Excellent annual leave entitlement
NHS Pension Scheme
On site, free car parking in a number of our hospitals/units
Childcare voucher scheme
National NHS discounts
Annual Staff Recognition Awards
Long service awards
Training and development
Flexible working practices and career breaks
Family friendly benefits
Salary sacrifice schemes

On 1 January 2018 Somerset Partnership NHS Trust joins many other parts of the NHS by going Smokefree. This means there will be no smoking anywhere on our hospital and community sites including the grounds and gardens. For further information, please visit the public website.

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