Homeless Service Podiatrist
About the Role
The St John Ambulance Homeless Service provides first aid and primary health care to homeless and vulnerably housed people in Brighton and Hastings. We train homeless people and those affected by drugs and alcohol in basic first aid skills, as well as, frontline workers in first aid treatment problems associated with homelessness such as drug overdoses. Teams of St John Ambulance volunteers and staff run drop-in clinics in Brighton and Hastings at day centres, a soup kitchen and a hostel. We also station a mobile treatment unit on Brighton seafront every Thursday evening.
As a Podiatrist with St John Ambulance Homeless Service Manager, you will deliver foot care and general support to homeless and vulnerably housed people in Brighton. As part of your important role, you will deliver foot care services, carry out foot health care assessments and advocate for the people you treat, this includes promotion of foot care health within the area.
As a Homeless Service Podiatrist, you must be a registered Podiatrist/Chiropodist and be passionate about ensuring that passionate about ensuring that Homeless people and those affected by drugs and alcohol receive high-quality care.
St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. Much of our front-line delivery is provided by our dedicated and highly-trained volunteers.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people, many of them under 18, also learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.
Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat, the communities we serve, and our own people.
We are a team of over 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid, training and campaigning.
Your wellbeing is very important to us, we, therefore, provide a variety of confidential services to help manage your money, health and mental wellbeing which you can start using from the moment you join.
You will receive; Competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, health and wellbeing portal, access to discounts portal including gym discounts, high street stores and restaurants and access to our confidential assistance programme.
Application Review Date: 10/04/2019
We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role
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