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Specialist Podiatrist

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
As London's largest NHS Trust dedicated to community healthcare we offer leadership, learning and career opportunities for community healthcare professional that few can match. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated Podiatrist to take up the role of Band 6 Specialist Podiatrist to work in the North Central area of London, providing care to residents across Barnet. This role should be of interest to those seeking to specialist in high risk care, wound management and peripheral vascular disease.

Main duties of the job

So what do you need to join our team?
  • To be have clinical experience in providing NHS podiatry.
  • To have a BSc or evidence of post registration training
  • You will need to be able to adapt to a fast moving service and possess the clinical skills and ability to work independently and as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team
  • Candidates should have excellent communication skills, comprehensive clinical assessment skills and the ability to provide care as determined by clinical assessments.
  • To have strong relationship building skills to work positively in your nursing team, multidisciplinary teams and with patients

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide specialised treatments with the appropriate skills and knowledge, where a high degree of manual dexterity, precision, hand/eye co-ordination and good sensory co-ordination, is required
  • To autonomously assess and diagnose patients with a diverse range of medical and podiatric conditions, working within professional codes of practice and guidelines, using appropriate diagnostic techniques, skills and instrumentation, both within general podiatry and in the specialist field. Guidance maybe provided by a senior clinician when and if necessary
  • To have the ability to assess patients with very high risk factors, considering all the complexities of the patients condition
  • To create and implement tailored treatment and specialised care plans using a variety of appropriate treatment regimes for a range of patient groups including those in the high risk category, focusing on the management of primary foot pathologies and to evaluate and review treatment outcomes and implement discharge policies.

Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification



  • Current AHP with UK HCPC registration
  • Diploma/Degree in Podiatric medicine (or the equivalent)
  • Certificate in Local Anaesthesia


  • Willingness to undertake further training and qualifications to enhance clinical skill base



  • Specialist experience in full breadth of podiatric treatment modalities
  • Experience of holding a domicillary caseload
  • Experience of treating High risk diabetic patients
  • Experience of nail surgery


  • Experience of Biomechanics gait analysis and orthotics.

Skills and Knowledge


  • Highly developed level of skill and manual dexterity
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Well developed organisational and time management skills
  • Presentation skills 5. Team player 6. Fit enough to carry out the skills of the job 7. Ability to use own initiative 8. IT Skills
  • Self motivated and able to motivate others 10. Car driver
  • Good knowledge/understanding of the NHS
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Understanding of research and audit and the effect of these on clinical practice
  • Knowledge of the lower limb complications associated with Diabetes
  • Analytical skills to consider complex conditions


  • Team leadership skills



  • Polite 2. Well presented 3. Independent transport 4. Positive attitude 5. Empathy with patients 6. Confidentiality 7. Punctua
  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)
  • Evidence of CPD


  • Willing to be flexible

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Watling Clinic



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