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Clinical Podiatrist

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum incl HCAS pro rata
Closing date
27 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 Community Clinical Podiatrist.

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified clinician to deliver Podiatric care in a variety of community clinics, hospitals and domiciliary settings throughout Camden.

The successful candidates will be joining a progressive and forward-thinking team who share a great passion and vision in improving care for patients with Podiatric Conditions.

We are looking for a Full time Podiatrist to work five (5) days a week. Part-time and job share to be considered. You should be an enthusiastic and highly motivated Podiatrist. You will be responsible for the assessment, treatment planning and treatment of patients on a daily basis.

You should be highly organised, working on your own initiative. You should be aware of professional and national guidelines, be up to date with current best practice and be able to demonstrate your interest in continued professional development and clinical audits.

Applications are invited with BSc /Diploma in Podiatry HCPC registered podiatrists with continuous clinical experience in a wide range of podiatry specialisms who are keen to advance their clinical and professional skills.

We actively encourage CPD, building on sound clinical guidelines.

For further details please refer to the job description & person specification.

This role is suitable for a Band 5 Development Podiatrist post if the above experience is not evidenced.

Main duties of the job

To be part of a highly motivated team. Working independently in community and as required in acute settings providing a high standard of quality clinical care. To assess, diagnose, develop and implement individualised care plans for patients with a wide variety of clinical needs, including acute or chronic neuropathies, chronic diseases, and vascular problems and wound management.

The post holder will also be expected to plan and manage their own cases, which will include e.g. providing specialist care for patients with diabetes, rheumatology and biomechanical problems, following clinical pathways, sign posting and appropriate onward referrals.

To work within the specialist area's of Podiatric care. Core podiatry will include providing assessments, diagnoses, developing and implementing individualised care programmes for patients with a wide variety of clinical needs including vascular problems, diabetes, MSK, rheumatology and HIV. You will be working in clinic and providing domiciliary visits.

For further details please refer to the job description & person specification.

In line with CNWL trust policies and values.

The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

About us

We're passionate about delivering first-class patient-centred, safe and effective care, whether it is in a hospital setting, in a community clinic or in the patient's own home. Patients are at the heart of everything we do.Providing top quality care depends on our ability to employ the best people.We're always looking to recruit outstanding people who will go the extra mile to support our patients, colleagues, teams and the Trust. With every new employee we're hoping to find our future leaders and we'll support our staff by providing opportunities to develop your career.With a diverse culture and equally diverse range of opportunities across mental health, community services, addictions, eating disorders, learning disabilities and more - whatever stage of your career you're at, there's always a place for you at CNWL.

Job description

Job responsibilities

1. To work in accordance with the College of Podiatry and Health and Care Professions Council Code of Professional Conduct including scope of professional practice2. To be responsible for the assessment diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of Podiatric care to a variety of patients with a wide range of clinical needs including patients with Diabetes Chronic Neuropathy Chronic disease e.g. Rheumatoid Arthritis Vascular problems, Terminally ill patients and patients with Physically/Mental Health/Learning Difficulties3. To be responsible for the assessment of new patients with subsequent production of individual care packages and provision of the appropriate footcare education advice to patients.4.To have the ability to use the decision making process to identify when patients require the intervention of other professional and/or departmental specialist areas by following agreed departmental referral pathways e.g. acute wound care/biomechanics.5. To identify risk factors and categorise patients into appropriate risk banding. To refer to specialist services as required and be responsible for the production of temporary insoles.6.To perform diabetic assessment review clinics where duties will include: providing a comprehensive annual review assessment to including sensory, vascular analysis and biomechanical assessment7. To participate in the departmental nail surgery.

For further details please refer to the job description & person specification.

Person Specification



  • Degree or Diploma in Podiatric Medicine
  • Registered Member of the HCPC
  • Hold a Certificate in local anaesthesia

Skills and Knowledge


  • To be able to prescribe and carry out appropriate treatments e.g. prescribe foot orthoses, exercises, strapping.
  • Skills in assessment, diagnoses, and treatment of To be able to carry out full range of podiatry clinical skills such as wound care, vascular and neurological assessment, and nail surgery
  • Ability and experience of foot health education/promotion
  • Knowledge of health and Safety at work, safeguarding and IT

Personal attitudes and aptitude


  • Ability to work autonomously as well within the wider podiatry team and multidisciplinary teams
  • To be positive, motivated and flexible

Employer details

Employer name

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust



6 Peckwater Centre



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