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0920/MS Head of Podiatry Service

NHS National Services Scotland
North Walsham, UK
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26 Oct 2020

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North Health and Social Care Partnership

University Department of Podiatry

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, and innovative Podiatry Head of Service to join NHS Lanarkshire. The successful candidate will strategically lead and operationally manage the NHS Lanarkshire University Department of Podiatry, ensuring high-quality podiatry service provision is provided to the population of Lanarkshire.

Through working with the Chief Operating Officers, AHP Director, AHP Heads of Service, Clinical Leads, Service Managers, and University partners you will be responsible for the provision of expert Podiatry advice to ensure the delivery of high level, safe and effective care whilst ensuring adherence to professional guidelines and standards of professional practice and conduct.

You will direct and create a culture of continuous improvement and modernisation through research & development in-conjunction with NHS Lanarkshire and our University partners.

Key requirements:

Experience of working at a senior Podiatry Professional level managing staff, risk, complaints, and governance processes.

Experience of practice development and innovation at a strategic organisational level, people management, education, performance and budget management.

Be able to display an extensive knowledge and understanding of clinical governance and quality assurance, improvements and evidence-based clinical practice.

Proven effective change/project management and leadership skills and the ability to direct change at a clinical and strategic level.

A valid driving licence is required.

If you wish to discuss the post in more detail please contact Peter McCrossan, Director of Allied Health (Professional) on

If you have any enquiries relating to the recruitment process please contact recruitment on.

Applications from candidates who require a Tier 2 Certificate of sponsorship (formerly Work Permits) will only be considered if no suitable UK or EEA national is identified for this post. For further information on the UK Border Agency's new points based System which now governs the way individuals from outside the EEA can work in the UK please visit .
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