Podiatry Team Lead (York Team)

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Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Podiatry Department, White Cross Court, York
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust cares for the population in Harrogate and the local area as well as across North Yorkshire and Leeds. We also provide children's services in the North East in County Durham, Darlington, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Gateshead and Sunderland.

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ's Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you're looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients' lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you.

Due to forthcoming Maternity leave we are recruiting, on a fixed term contract, to the role of Podiatry team lead for York locality.

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, provides the Podiatry Service to the whole of North Yorkshire and York area, this covers approximately 3000 square miles and is provided from over 60 clinical locations.

The service is managed in 4 Locality based teams.

The York team consists of 20 Podiatrists supported by 4 Assistants/apprentices and 4 A&C staff and we provide service to 20 clinic locations in this area.

The role will be supported by 2 principal Podiatrists, the Podiatry Professional Lead the other Podiatry team leads,

We will welcome applications from HCPC registered Podiatrists, who are looking for a step up from a band 6 post or a sideways move for existing band 7 into a team lead role in a service with a good reputation for quality provision to our patients and good support for staff and career development.

The post holder will be approximately 50:50 clinical: leadership. The clinical work will be to an advanced level in either Diabetes/High Risk or Biomechanics dependent on individual skills.

Good diagnostic and clinical skills are essential, as well as good organisational and time management skills are critical to this role and you should have the ability to work on your own as well as part of a team.

While we are recruiting to a full time role, part time of 30+ hours a week or job share would also be considered.

The post is accountable to the Podiatry Professional Lead

This post will be based at White Cross Court, York, a purpose built Podiatry facility, but the post holder may be expected to work at other locations, as such car driver or ability to travel is essential. There is also the opportunity for some of the non clinical role to be undertaken via remote working.

If you have any queries please contact Robin Hull at Robin.Hull@nhs.net

**This job advert will close as soon as a sufficient amount of applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if you are interested.**

For further details / informal visits contact:

More than happy to discuss role and responsibilities, but e-mail first to arrange a convenient time to book phone conversation

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We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

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