Due to increasing service demand, Diabetes Ireland invites applications from suitably qualified podiatrists for its diabetes footcare service in Santry, Dublin.
As a Podiatrist, you will have the vision and drive to provide optimal diagnoses, treatment (or referral pathways) in order to improve outcomes for patients who are at risk of, or have developed foot complications. You will be responsible for the commencement, development and continued provision of a quality, responsive and effective podiatry service to both prevent deterioration in foot health.
The postholder will co-ordinate the day to day running of the service, manage a varied case load of patients, ensure adequate clinical records and statistical information are maintained, have instrument decontamination and sterilisation responsibilities and responsibility for recording and updating of notes following assessment and treatment of patients.
This post offers a good opportunity for a motivated podiatrist to further develop skills in diabetic footcare and management. The postholder will have the support of Ireland’s National Diabetes Charity and opportunities for continued professional development.
Candidates must, at the date of appointment to the post, possess:
- BSC in Podiatry or hold an equivalent qualification as validated by the Health Service Executive
- Have a minimum of two years satisfactory post qualification clinical experience
- Have the clinical, managerial and administrative capacity to discharge the functions of the role.
Salary €36,000. Full Time (35 hours per week). The post will carry an initial one year contract. Shortlisting may be carried out on the basis of the information supplied in your CV.
Job specification is available from: [email protected]
Please return completed CV to Kieran O’Leary, Diabetes Ireland, 19 Northwood House, Northwood Business Campus, Santry, Dublin 9 or email [email protected].
Closing date for applications: Friday 2 October 2015.