Job Title: Podiatrist (Full-time)
Diabetes Ireland is seeking a podiatrist (full-time) and invites applications from suitably qualified podiatrists for its diabetes footcare service in Santry, Dublin.
As a Podiatrist, working 5 days (Monday – Friday) per week in Santry, you will have the vision and drive to provide optimal diagnoses, and 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 post holder will co-ordinate the day to day running of the service, manage a varied caseload 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.
Many of these patients have Diabetes and have or are at risk of Diabetic Foot Disease. Many are also from other care groups such as Vascular, Rheumatology, and Neurological, requiring High-Risk footcare management. Through regular assessment and treatment, our aim is to reduce their risk of developing serious foot complications thereby reducing the need for hospital admissions.
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.
Please see the job specification for further details Podiatrist Job Specification.
Salary: Negotiable. The contract of employment will be initially for a 12-month period.
To apply, please submit a Letter of application and CV to Gillian Reynolds, Diabetes Ireland, 19 Northwood House, Northwood Business Campus, Santry, Dublin 9 or Email: [email protected].
Interviews will be held in person end of February/March 2023.
Shortlisting may be carried out based on the information supplied in your CV.