Bank- Podiatrist

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£16.84 an hour per hour plus HCAS
Closing date
19 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Part Time
Are you a qualified podiatrist looking for an exciting new role?

We are recruiting podiatrists with an interest in Diabetic foot protection at various levels (from bands 5-7). We are looking for clinical staff who are passionate about the care they give to patients and who want to make a real difference in diabetic foot care.

At NELFT, we have secured significant and long-term Transformation funding and are undertaking an ambitious and exciting programme of co-design, with our partners in the Integrated Care Board (ICB), primary care networks (PCN) and secondary care. Our aim is to improve and enhance our service delivery to meet the challenges that face our diabetic population in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge through integration and collaboration. We want to improve patient outcomes to help our residents reduce the risk of developing active limb-threatening or life-threatening diabetic foot problem.

In return, we can offer you access to dedicated and personalised training and development in your chosen speciality, flexible working with our blended approach to new ways of working, including rotational opportunities and an unmissable chance to be part of something great that will shape the delivery of these services for years to come.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be a member of the Diabetes Foot Protection Service (FPS) who has podiatry skills and will be responsible for providing evidence based comprehensive assessment, review and treatment and support the team by delivering this service to the local population at moderate and high-risk.

The post holder will be working within agreed local care pathways, codes of practice and professional standards, and specifically embedding Clinical quality guidelines.

Experienced podiatrists will provide specialist and complex podiatry care for a range of acute and chronic foot pathologies within community settings. The post holder will complement the service by using their first-class assessment, diagnostic and communication skills to develop programmes of care and their clinical expertise to implement treatment plans.

New graduates applying for band 5 roles will be supported and mentored to enable professional development within the diabetic and high risk pathways.

About us

At NELFT, we offer:
  • a regular supervision programme
  • professional team meetings to maintain communication and learning opportunities
  • Support from a Professional Lead, operational leads, and senior clinicians to advise on complex cases
  • training opportunities through CPD groups and external courses

We welcome new ideas and value members of the team who think creatively and are solutions driven. If you are a dynamic and enthusiastic Podiatrist, we'd love to welcome you to #TeamNELFT.

Job description

Job responsibilities

If you think you have the right skills, attitude, and enthusiasm that you can bring to this exciting transformation, we would love to hear from you. If you are unsure whether you fit the criteria for the role, we encourage you to get in touch for an informal chat about your experience. Please contact Lauren Geeves ( .

Please see the attached Job description and person specification, to view more detail about each post.

Person Specification



  • Experience of delivering specialist consultation / training to a variety of audiences



  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team

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.

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

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust





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