We would like to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic podiatrist to join our multidisciplinary diabetic foot team based at the Norfolk & Norwich University NHS Foundation Trust.
This is a really opportunity to join a well-established multidisciplinary diabetic foot team which is one of the largest in the East of England and we see over 700 new patients and 6500 follow-ups per year, all of whom have complex foot disease.
What we can offer?
You will join an existing team of seven podiatrists. We can offer real variety in different sub-specialty working alongside consultants’ colleagues in diabetes, microbiology, renal, vascular, plastics, and orthopaedic surgery in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
However being based in one of the UK’s leading research hospital the role of a podiatrist can become so much more. We are actively involved in several large multicenter research projects, and publish widely on many aspects of diabetic foot disease.
Why you should choose Norwich?
Whatever you want in life - wild, open spaces, tranquility, culture, excitement or nightlife, you will find it here. Norfolk is a place where you can balance work and leisure to get the life you want for you and your family.
In Norwich a staggering 77% of people say they love their job. Although less than 2 hours from London and serviced by excellent transport links , Norwich is one of few UK cities that still retain a strong local identity and with that a strong sense of community – people walk down the street and say hello to each other, baristas remember our coffee order, you get to know about interesting local projects.
This strong sense of self along with excellent shopping, eating out, affordable house prices and excellent schooling is why Norwich has been ranked by the Guardian as the best city to work in.
Norwich is really easy to access and is well connected to the rest of the UK. We have the recently improved A11 which connects Norfolk to Cambridge, London and beyond. Greater Anglia runs fantastic services to and from London every 30 minutes for as little as £10 each way. There are also direct rail services from Manchester, Nottingham and Cambridge.
To find out more visit the working for us pages on the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Website. Here you can learn more on life living and working in Norfolk.
The successful candidate will work alongside the multidisciplinary team to support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence
You will work as a member of the diabetic foot team in both inpatient and outpatients treating patients with acute diabetic foot complications. You will experience dedicated medical and surgical clinics and ward rounds. You will be supported to develop skills in the management of infection, specialist debridement and off-loading. You will be involved in clinical research being carried out within the department. The Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital is a teaching Hospital; therefore you will be actively involved in the delivery of departmental education material.
The successful post holder will work the hours over 3 extended days in line with service need. It will include some evening and weekend work. This will be no more frequent that one evening and one weekend day per month. Appropriate days off will be rostered into the working week to allow for any evening and weekend working.
Part time: 27 hours per week
Open for applications: 7th September 2020
Close for applications: 28th September 2020
For further details / informal visits contact:
Catherine Gooday - Principle Podiatrist
Rachel Murchison - Specialist Podiatrist
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