Podiatrist Chiropodist job in York at Shuropody

Podiatrist / Chiropodist

Company: Shuropody

Location: York UK

Date Posted:Dec 18, 2014

Podiatrist About us: Shuropody are the UK’s leading footcare provider, specialising in everything to do with the wellbeing of feet. Founded in 2006, we are the UK’s only foothealth retailer. Across eighty sites nationwide we offer Healthy Footwear, Orthotics, Specialist Footwear, Footcare and an In-store Podiatry Service. We are constantly striving to provide the highest quality service and expert advice to help you stay healthy, active and pain free. We deliver a unique total footcare service through over 150 clinics nationwide to more than 250,000 patients. We are the UK’s largest private provider of podiatry services. Over 160 HPC registered podiatrists work with Shuropody to give you the highest quality footcare.  Purpose: A podiatrist (also known as a chiropodist), assesses, diagnoses and treats problems of the foot and lower leg below the knee. Their specialist skills are also focused on tending minor infections, ailments, defects and injuries, as well as foot and nail conditions relating to other major health disorders, e.g. diabetes. Podiatrists also provide preventative care and advice to patients and community groups. The title podiatrist has replaced the title chiropodist, although both terms are interchangeable when talking about the profession. Since 2003 both 'podiatrist' and 'chiropodist' have been protected titles and anyone wishing to practice under either title must register with the Health Professions Council (HPC). Roles and Responsibilities: Providing vascular and neurological assessment in the long-term management of chronic disorders and specialist high risk patient groups such as the elderly and those suffering from conditions where the possibility of amputation must be minimised. Treating ulcers, providing wound management, advice and referral as appropriate. Using therapeutic techniques, such as carrying out minor nail and soft tissue surgery using local anaesthesia. Prescribing, producing and fitting orthotics and other aids and appliances. Delivering foot health education, particularly to more vulnerable social groups including the homeless, the elderly, children and those with general medical problems, such as osteo-arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Working closely with other medical practitioners, such as doctors, nurses, health visitors, physiotherapists and complementary practitioners in the provision of multidisciplinary team delivery of healthcare. Using a range of equipment, such as surgical instruments, dressings, treatment tables, orthotic (inner sole) materials, lasers, grinders and shaping equipment for making orthotics, X-ray and video gait-analysis equipment (consisting of a running machine and video camera that allows a frame-by-frame analysis of patients' walking or running problems). Skills and Attributes: Providing excellent customer service Highly motivated Able to provide clear and concise information to clients Friendly attitudeProviding excellent customer service  Highly motivated Able to provide clear and concise information to clients Friendly attitude Communicating with and working effectively alongside podiatrist and other team members  To be aware of health and safety issues Vacancy Details: This current vacancy is for a part time role based at our York store. The role will be for 7.5 hours a week over 1 ay between 9am and 6pm including weekends, for further information please contact our recruitment team by email (recruitment@shuropody.com).  View full job description
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