Acute Hospital Podiatrist

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Calling all Podiatrists looking for a new opportunity within a world-renowned centre of clinical excellence and one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the UK.

Are you a podiatrist?

Are you looking for a new opportunity?

Are you looking for a link-grade post where you can get on the job training and support to help you progress to the next level?

YES? Read on...

We have a unique opportunity for you to join our Podiatry department as either a Band 7 or we can support a candidate who is currently at a Band 6 level, to learn and grown, and progress to a Band 7.

The successful Podiatrist will be enthusiastic about providing high quality wound care. You will cover acute podiatry services in both the inpatient, outpatient and renal settings across our 4 main Trust sites. You will be involved in weekly outpatient MDFT, vascular ward rounds, and daily co-ordinating through inpatient pathways through multiple specialities.

Previous experience working in an acute setting is highly desired but not essential, full training and support is provided.

The department has an ongoing education programme and there are supported CPD opportunities. For applicants who have no previous hospital experience there is the opportunity to develop through a structured competency-based programme.There will also be the opportunity for you to be involved in a growing research portfolio within the department.

Main duties of the job

  • Providing specialist podiatry care for both in-patients and out-patients across our Trust. You will be responsible for the highest standards of specialist clinical practice in delivering podiatry services, within agreed national and local policies and clinical guidelines.
  • Work as part of a team of podiatrists working across the in-patient and out-patient settings and you are expected to work closely and effectively with other health care professionals in securing high standards of multidisciplinary care for all patients.
  • You will be expected to work in the OCDEM Diabetic Outpatient Foot Clinic, and work/liaise with other ward based health professionals and patients/public in all aspects of their care and service delivery

Please refer to the full job description and person specification for full details.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the full job description and person specification for full details of the role and responsibilities

Person Specification



  • MA/MSc (or working towards) or equivalent level of academic ability/experience

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