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MSK- Specialist Podiatrist

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
In this role you will be at the forefront of delivering new models of care through transformation that meets the needs of our community, and will be able to contribute to the creation of what that looks like as well as positively impacting and enhancing the experiences of our patients in Brent.

Main duties of the job

You will provide day-to-day specialist clinical care in a supported environment and within a dynamic team, to a diverse group of patients. You will work to embed biomechanics within the service and carry some operational management duties supporting the Clinical Team Lead.

Providing day-to-day professional leadership, you will ensure the needs of patients are placed at the centre of care delivery while providing assurance that standards of clinical care within a designated area is of the highest standard attainable.

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)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T& C's apply
  • 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

The post holder will be responsible for:
  • You will provide highly specialised advice to others across professions within our local acute hospital sites and Community clinics
  • Work with Biomechanics Leads within CLCH and other healthcare professionals contributing to the 5 year Strategic Framework for MSK.
  • You will screen patients for biomechanical, MSK and neuromuscular dysfunction within all clinical care settings.
  • Provide educational opportunities to both podiatry and other health and social care staff and patients alike to promote an understanding of biomechanics and the importance of foot function for people affected by MSK injury, dysfunction or disease.

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

Person Specification



  • Evidence of continual professional and personal development
  • Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Certificate in local anaesthesia
  • Evidence or Portfolio of Post Grad Continued Development
  • Post graduate courses/ education in Biomechanics / MSK (Cert or Diploma to M level accreditation)


  • Evidence of Study in area of Specialist interest



  • Experience of working at a band 6 level or above and evidence of working with a high risk caseload, neurology, rheumatology, orthopaedic or sports medicine caseload
  • Experience of multidisciplinary and interagency working
  • Experience of working with a wide range of patient and disease / musculoskeletal pathology types / the at-risk and high-risk foot
  • Experience of working in an NHS environment
  • Experience of clinical supervision / mentoring
  • Experience of service development


  • Evidence of Teaching

Skills & Knowledge


  • Knowledge of recent developments in the profession
  • Full knowledge of podiatric theory and practice
  • Knowledge of RCOP code of conduct
  • Awareness of Equal Opportunities - theory and practice
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance -theory and practice
  • Up-to-date knowledge of clinical issues and treatment
  • In depth / extended knowledge in the management of Biomechanical/Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Knowledge of audit and risk assessment
  • A working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and its implications in care provision
  • Effective oral, listening and written communication in order to negotiate and persuade patients and carers compliance and commitment to their treatment and care plans
  • Ability to evaluate and analyse patients concerns and needs and propose effective solutions
  • Ability to undertake intricate work in using sensitive diagnostic tools and a range of surgical instruments. e.g in the management and debridement of poor tissue viability wounds and nail surgery


  • Intermediate to Advanced IT Skills including use of Internet, email, Word Packages
  • Presentation Skills / Experience at delivering Health Promotion

Key Attributes


  • Good interpersonal skills needed to liaise within a multi-professional field
  • Organisational and planning skills to manage your own work time and plan and develop/deliver the work and training of others, including internal and external partners
  • Effective team member and ability to influence team dynamics to create a high performing team

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Hillside Primay Care Centre


NW10 8RY

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