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Band 6 Podiatrist

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 per annum pro rata inc HCAS
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you looking foranew challenge? Or start your career on the right foot. We are looking for candidates with a passion for patient care and have a drive to learn and develop their skills.

This role is community based over a variety of multi chair sites, you will have the opportunity to work in all aspects of the profession inc: Wound care, MSK, Surgery. As well as dynamic working fellow Podiatrists as well as apprentices, Therapy assistant practitioners & Podiatry assistance.

You will be supported by a team of leads within the service as well as established members of the team.

We are seeking someone to work 22.5 hours per week over 3 days. The service provides a service Monday - Friday with no weekend or bank holiday working.

Essential to this role:

BSc level or equivalent in Podiatry

Have a drivers licence and access to a car.

HCPC Registration

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the community and acute Podiatry teams providing professional, quality planned programmes of Podiatry care to patients using specialist skills.

As part of the Podiatry team and wider trust, contribute to service development, and adhere to the Podiatry Department and Trusts policies, strategies and objectives. You will provide excellent podiatric treatment management plans and work with the teams across both sectors to ensure seamless care is delivered. You will have or be keen to develop a specialist interest in either MSK or Diabetes/wound care and will be keen to continue to develop and share these skills You will be based at the Jarvis centre Guildford or Haslemere community hospital and will work in a variety of locations including home visits.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

To work as an integral member of the Podiatry team working to service local guidelines

To assess, diagnose, develop and implement individual treatment plans, which are discussed and agreed with patients

To use specialist clinical skills to manage the more complex caseload.

To actively keep up to date with clinical and professional developments.

To provide treatment at a variety of sites, which includes community clinics, community & acute hospital and domiciliary service.

To provide treatment to adults and children

To support other staff including students and podiatry assistants with their supervision and clinical development

To provide specialised assessment, formulate clinical diagnosis and treatment plan as an autonomous practitioner.

To take part in clinical outcome measurements and audit

Person Specification



  • BSC in podiatric Medicine
  • Certificate in local anaesthesia


  • Post graduate training/qualifications

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience and knowledge of specialist areas of diabetes and vascular problems or MSK, acquired through postgraduate development or equivalent experience
  • Member of relevant professional body Health Professions council Registration (HCPC)


  • Evidence of post qualifying and continuing professional development
  • Experience and knowledge of specialist areas of diabetes and vascular problems or MSK, acquired through postgraduate development or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of post qualifying and continuing professional development

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey County Hospital

Egerton Road



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