Community Podiatrist

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Brierley Hill
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for anexperienced or newly qualifiedPodiatrist to join our innovative and dynamic Podiatry Service. Our team provides high quality Podiatry Services to patients within the community across the Dudley area.

We are committed to building robust integrated care, and as such there will be a need to work closely with colleagues in other services within Primary and Secondary Care

You will work in a variety of clinical settings within Dudley with the aim of delivering excellent care to high need patients in order to maintain their mobility and independence. You must have good general clinical and diagnostic skills as you will be working on your own initiative as well as part of the team.

The post holder is required to have clear communication and interpersonal skills as well as enthusiasm for contributing to this service, which benefits from being part of this Integrated Trust.Our podiatry service has placement rotations for staff within its own specialist teams, MSK and Diabetes / Wound clinics as well as regular sessions on the nail surgery rota. We meet for monthly including clinical supervision/reflective practice sessions.

You will be expected to travel across Dudley to work including undertaking home visits

For an informal chat please contact Julie Meakin Podiatry Services Manager either via email or telephone 01384 3321 441

Main duties of the job

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

To provide Podiatry treatment to patients across the Health Economy on the basis of clinical and podiatric need.

To use investigative and analytical skills to contribute to diagnosis, and development of individual management and treatment plans. To provide Podiatry services in a variety of primary and secondary care settings.

To participate in the departmental rotations for nail surgery, musculoskeletal clinics, tissue viability and acute services.

To work in liaison with clerical support staff in order to ensure a well-organized patient focused appointment system

To be actively involved in the provision of foot health education advice to patients, relatives and carers and to participate in foot health training where appropriate for Age Concern staff and volunteers.

There may also be a requirement to undertake other similar duties as part of this post in order to provide a quality service. These will be consistent with the level of responsibilities outlined above.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, and values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme and a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person Specification



  • Degree/Diploma in Podiatry
  • HCPC Registered
  • Local anaesthetic certificate specific for podiatry


  • RCOP Member

Knowledge and Training


  • Knowledge of broad range of current podiatric practice
  • Ability to assess and formulate treatment plans.
  • Able to undertake domiciliary visits and commute between clinical sites.



  • Able to work within a team or lone working
  • Evidence of reflective practice
  • Evidence of CPD.

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre

Venture Way

Brierley Hill


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