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Main area
Podiatry
Grade
Band 2/3 dependent on experience
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
362-A-19-1909190
Employer
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Stepping Hill Foundation Trust
Town
Stockport
Salary
£17,652 - £20,795 pro rata per annum
Closing
04/09/2019 23:59
Interview date
17/09/2019

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Podiatry Assistant

Band 2/3 dependent on experience

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four ‘specialist’ hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a ‘specialist’ hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.

Our values ‘Quality and Safety, Communication, Service’ are at the heart of everything we do and come from our ‘Your Health. Our Priority’ promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.

In your application for this post, please describe how your experience and skills align with 'Our values-based behaviours' ( see additional documentation) and provide examples.

Coaching Academy 

Our coaching academy is a vehicle for developing a coaching culture throughout the Trust to help develop, engage, motivate and care for our staff to deliver better patient care. It will support us to consistently have a “culture of caring” which both our staff and patients will experience.

Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment

As well as recognising previous NHS service, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is a member of the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. If you are currently employed by Greater Manchester Local Authority, Combined Authority, GMFRS, TfGM as well as other public service organisations, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust will recognise your previous service for sickness and maternity/paternity/adoption entitlement and also for annual leave purposes (providing there has been no break in service).  If you currently work for one of the above organisations and successfully apply for a post with Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, please ensure the Recruitment team are aware so that this service is reflected in your contract of employment.

Our Values:

Quality and Safety

We deliver safe, high quality and compassionate care.

We ensure a clean and safe environment for better care

Communication

We treat our patients, their families and our staff with dignity and respect.

We communicate with everyone in a clear and open way.

Service

We provide effective, efficient and innovative care.

We work in partnership with others, to deliver improved care, in the right place at the right time. 


 

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Podiatry Assistant to join our Podiatry Team based in Stockport. To work as a part of the podiatry team across a variety of settings both community and acute whilst undertaking the accredited Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrist training programme if not already achieved.

The post holder is required to have excellent dexterity skills and demonstrate high standards in their practical skills, including casting for diabetic ulcers, and management of their own caseload.

The successful applicant will benefit from a supportive environment providing basic foot care training via the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and an opportunity for development. The post includes responsibility for stock management and administrative tasks associated to the team and the role, working in the locality podiatry team yet supporting the service county wide.

We will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop our staff through a clear career pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust.

If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people with mental health or learning disability needs then we want to hear from you.

Please note the post grade is subject to qualification and experience.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS at a cost of £48,43, this will be deducted from your first Trust salary.

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Applicant requirements

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

For further information please contact Liza Mcilvenny Borough Wide Operational Pathway Lead on 0161 204 4706