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Advanced Podiatrist - High Risk Care

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Advanced Podiatrist - High Risk Care
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
382-POD07-17-A
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£31,696 - £41,787 pa
Closing
04/11/2017 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire, and offers a full range of district hospital services and community health services to a population of 1.6 million in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology services across the wider region.

We employ more than 6,500 staff, with a turnover in excess of £370m in 2014/2015 and have approximately 900 beds.

Our main activities are

  • Cardiovascular care at our Cardiac Centre.
  • Accident and Emergency at Blackpool Teaching Hospital
  • Community Midwifery and Women and Childrens Services.
  • Clinical research with an 80-strong team of nurses and doctors
  • Community nursing ans school nursing
  • Recovery and rehabilitation for a variety of conditions including brain injury, stroke and elderly care.
  • Sexual health and family planning services
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle including mental health services, heart health campaigns, and smoking cessation services.
  • End of life and palliative care.

Between April 1 2014 and March 31 2015 we treated 100,662 day cases and inpatients (elective and non-elective), 329,257 outpatients and had 83,303 A & E attendances. The total number of community contacts was 1,228,494.

The Trust houses a state of the art Simulation & Skills Facility that provides training for all grades of staff to improve the safety and quality of the service that we offer our patients.

We run a portfolio of in-house courses that can be accessed by all staff to enhance their professional development needs. The training is supported by the use of modern equipment including part task trainers for such skills as venupuncture and full body manikins for the practice of emergency drills.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to develop our Podiatry workforce locally to enhance the care and treatment of patients with high risk foot pathologies.

We are actively seeking highly skilled and experienced Podiatrists to join our team to work in partnership with local stakeholders across the Fylde Coasts to enhance our current service provision.

The successful candidates will work in partnership with our existing Podiatry workforce, Multi-Disciplinary Foot Service, Community Services and GP's to ensure high risk foot care is enhanced across the Fylde Coast. The role will involve working within Community and Acute settings at Blackpool Teaching Hospital NHS FT to ensure seamless service delivery to enhance patient outcomes as well as providing advice and guidance to Primary Care clinicians.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

George Rogers
01253 951283

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01253 953281