Advanced Clinical Specialist Podiatrist - Diabetes (Inpatient)

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Part Time
Job summary

**This position is open to staff working at the Trust in the 'ECT Family' this includes current East Cheshire NHS Trust employees, bank staff, ISS staff and volunteers at the Trust.**

The Podiatry service has recently received funding to be part of a new initiative within East Cheshire to set up an MDFT for Diabetes, in collaboration with several other organisations.

The service is currently running weekly at Waters Green Medical Centre and is looking to extend this with an inpatient service at Macclesfield District General Hospital .The successful candidate will need to be a team player withexcellent clinical, communication and organisational skills. They will alsorequire a positive attitude to personal and professional development.Travel is an integral part of this post and you must state on your application form how you intend to fulfil this essential requirement.

11.25 Hours per week

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit an Advanced Clinical Specialist Podiatrist in Diabetes to run an inpatient service at Macclesfield District General Hospital. The successful candidate will form part of a new Multidisciplinary Foot team for Diabetes and will be required to help develop this new team.

You must hold a BSc (Hons) in Podiatry or a Diploma in Podiatric Medicine, together with a Certificate in Local Anaesthesia. Evidence of Continued Professional Development is also essential.

The post requires advanced clinical knowledge of Diabetes. Experience working in the community at a specialist podiatrist level in a relevant field is essential

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • oHCPC registration
  • oRelevant professional degree /diploma
  • oAttendance at masters level post graduate courses relevant to the specialist area or working towards or be prepared to study at this level
  • oMembership of a relevant professional body & related specialist sub-groups



  • oPost registration knowledge which is relevant to the specialist area
  • oIn-depth knowledge of recent NHS legislation, recommendations for specialist area.
  • oDetailed awareness of the national and local priorities and changing trends in the specialist area



  • oAbility to lead junior colleagues
  • oHighly advanced communication and listening skills
  • oAbility to make appropriate decisions at all levels
  • oAudit skills
  • oAbility to prioritise workload, achieving a balance between clinical and other aspects of role



  • oProven post registration experience, in the relevant specialism.
  • oExperience of planning and completing audit & research.
  • oExperience of teaching and mentoring of staff.
  • oExperience of undertaking projects



  • Please refer to person specification for further criteria

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