ARGYLL & BUTE
THROUGHOUT ARGYLL & BUTE
HOURS AS & WHEN REQUIRED
£21,818 - £28,462 PRO RATA
We are looking for suitably qualified and motivated individual to work in the locality of Mid Argyll but also have the opportunity to cover other areas in Argyll & Bute depending upon the needs of the service. You will be able to demonstrate a sound professional and clinical knowledge, with understanding of clinical governance, and its application. Of greatest importance is an ability to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to prioritize, plan and organize the workload as directed by the lead clinician. Good IT skills are also essential to manage the clinical and statistical systems used by NHS Highland Podiatry.
Relevant post graduate experience, clear evidence of CPD and the ability to undertake the full range of Podiatry skills is necessary. However, if you are a new graduate, you will be asked to complete our mentoring pack as well as the NHS Flying start programme for new graduates. Following this, you should be able to demonstrate a sound professional and clinical knowledge, with understanding of clinical governance, and its application.
You will have a BSc. or Diploma in Podiatric Medicine, hold a Local Analgesia certificate, nail surgery qualification and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Regular lone working is an integral part of the post, working in Community clinics, Hospitals, Nursing / Residential Homes and undertaking domiciliary visits. Delivering Health Promotion and training packages will also be part of the job. This is an opportunity to use your full range of Podiatry skills.
You will work alongside our Podiatry Team in Argyll & Bute and have responsibility for the support, supervision of our Podiatry Assistant.
You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Highland to meet the operational requirements of the Service.
Informal enquiries to:- Douglas McNab, Acting Podiatry Lead ( West ), Tel: 01631 788977, Brian Flanagan, Acting Podiatry Lead ( East) Tel: 01700 501513
Application packs are available from HR Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Tel 01546 606788 (24 hour answering service) or e-mail - email@example.com
Please quote job reference number: 15bk/210
The closing date is 8th December 2015