Specialist Podiatrist

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
14 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Podiatrist to join our team within Mid Nottinghamshire Area (Covering clinical areas surrounding Newark Areas)

Posts Available - 1 x WTE Band 6 Post

Core service hours: Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 4.30 pm

Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust offer a wide variety of opportunities with a podiatric surgery department, community based foot protection team, musculoskeletal team and diabetic multidisciplinary foot teams across Sherwood Forest Hospital and Nottinghamshire University Hospitals. The role will include working across a variety of community and domiciliary settings, providing foot care management across varied clinical sites. You must have the ability, means and willingness to travel between multiple sites to carry out duties.

This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

Main duties of the job

As a member ofNottinghamshire Podiatry Servicesyou would have the opportunity to -
  • Work in a variety of clinical settings within the Nottinghamshire area, both domiciliary, clinical and hospital settings.
  • Nottinghamshire provides quality care to patients on a needs-based service.
  • As a member of the team you would be expected to provide assessment, diagnosis and implementation of individual treatment plans for patients, and discharge following a set criteria and an opportunity to be involved within nail surgery rotations.
  • All applicants will have full and current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and hold a Degree or Diploma in Podiatric Medicine and a certificate for Local Anaesthesia.
  • An annual appraisal and personal development plan.
  • You will be provided with peer support, continued professional development and regular clinical supervision.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health services, community health services, forensic health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?

Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

To be part of a highly motivated team, yet working independently in both clinical and domiciliary settings, providing a high quality of clinical care.

To provide advanced assessment, and implement individualised care programmes for patients with a wide variety of clinical needs, including acute or chronic, neuropathies, chronic diseases, vascular problems, wound management, MSK and Nail Surgery.

The post holder musthave a specialist interest in high risk patients with previous experience of managing complex patients with multiple complex clinical needs.

You will work under the supervision of the clinical lead and other team members. Actively participating within specialist professional advisory groups and podiatry promotional events.

You will be expected to plan and manage a caseload of high risk patients.

Instruct clients and carers, providing direction and guidance on a range of Podiatry interventions independently.

To assist colleagues with challenging clients or those with complex needs who require more than one person to treat.

To use a range of verbal and non-verbal communication tools to communicate effectively with clients, relatives and carers. This will include clients who may have difficulties in understanding or with barriers to communication.

To provide administrative support to the Department duties e.g. maintaining stock levels and patient appointment bookings.

Participate in supervising newly qualified podiatrist and podiatry assistant and actively participate in their preceptorship.

Person Specification



  • NHS Podiatry experience
  • Experience of team working
  • Experience in a range of clinical settings


  • Previous experience of using electronic patient records systems



  • Ability to work autonomously, with sound clinical reasoning
  • Able to work as a team player, and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with members of the public and health and care providers, both verbal and written including the ability to write letters and maintain patient records
  • IT skills



  • Knowledge of UK NHS Podiatry services
  • Understanding of relevant NHS Policy


  • Aware of wider NHS issues
  • Must be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of core trust values and be able to articulate in practice



  • BSc/Podiatry or equivalent
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered
  • POM-A and POM-S annotation


  • Relevant Post Graduate training/qualification in specialism within podiatry
  • IT qualification
  • Member of the Royal College of Podiatry



  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post, however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Newark Hospital

Boundary Road


NG24 4DE

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