Podiatrist job in Sutton Coldfield at Shuropody

Podiatrist

Company: Shuropody

Location: Sutton Coldfield UK

Date Posted:Feb 28, 2018

Vacancy Details:Location: Sutton Coldfield Practice - House of Fraser, The Grace Church Centre, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1PBHours: 15 hours a week over 2 daysWorking pattern: Flexible (between 9am and 6pm including weekends)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 Care Professions Council (HCPC).Overview of role:Prescribing, producing and fitting orthotics and other aids and appliances.Supporting the practice in educating the general public and patients on the importance of regular foot health assessmentsBuilding key relationships with local GP's, physiotherapists and businessesUsing a range of equipment to carry out routine treatments such us hard skin and callus removal, toe nail cutting as well as cryotherapy, biomechanical assessments and nail surgerySkills and Attributes:Providing excellent patient serviceHighly motivatedAble to provide clear advice to patientsFriendly attitudeFlexible approach to working patternExcellent communication skillsTeam playerKnowledge of health and safety issuesAll you need to do is:Send us a copy of your CV and Covering Letter in PDF or Word formatEven if we don’t currently have an opportunity near you please feel free to get in touch - if there is not a role available straight away in a location of interest, we will always keep your details on file and contact you first when available giving you the opportunity to apply.  View full job description
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