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Senior Podiatrist

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, organised and motivated band 6 podiatrists to join our existing team

We are a community based service treating a diverse patient cohort, many of whom have complex needs. We provide care from a range of community and acute settings and in patients own homes. The post holder will join our rotational band 6's providing bio mechanics and gait analysis, nail surgery and care to high risk patients, including patients with diabetes and with rheumatoid arthritis and will responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of Podiatric care packages.

This is permanent post, 22.5 hours

Applicants must have a degree/diploma in Podiatry and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. Applicants will have substantial post graduate experience and have proven knowledge and clinical skills necessary to assess, diagnose, develop and implement individual care plans based upon best practice and evidence base

You will need a flexible approach and will be confident and effective in the use of a full- range of routine podiatric techniques. This will require well developed communication skills, a team based approach to partnership working as well the ability to work independently.

Main duties of the job

The post involves providing care across our 3 specialist areas, bio mechanics, nail surgery and management of the high risk foot, along with assessing, diagnosing, developing and implementing care packages for our core podiatry patients.

The post holder will also undertake audit and service development projects to contribute to the knowledge base and help shape future clinical care.

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:
  • Explore leadership within the NHS
  • Promote Trust Values and Behaviours
  • Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills
  • Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications and training


  • Diploma / Degree in Podiatry
  • Registration with Health Professions Council
  • Completion of Structured band 5 portfolio for progression to band 6, or similar training / relevant experience



  • Significant Post Qualification clinical experience
  • Demonstrable evidence of continuing professional development / up to date Professional Profile

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


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Linthorpe Road



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