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Podiatrist Band 5 or 6 (depending on experience)

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Podiatrist

Trust Scale/Grade: Band 5 or Band 6 (depending on experience)

Length and Type of Contract: Permanent Post

Pay scale: Band 5 �28,407 - 34,581 Band 6 �35,392 - 42,618

Hours per week: 30 hours per week

We welcome applications from newly qualified Podiatrists or from those who are due to qualify and register in 2024.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and professional HCPC registered podiatrists to join our team and provide high quality podiatric care for patients with pathological foot conditions and those individuals at risk of developing serious foot health complications.

Depending on experience you will be employed at Band 5 level with 12-month preceptorship to a Band 6 post, or directly as a Band 6.

Main duties of the job

Coventry Community Podiatry Service is based in The City of Coventry Health Centre - a modern, purpose built facility that provides a great working environment for the team - with 3 locality clinics across the city and a home visiting service.

You will be required to have excellent assessment, diagnostic and clinical skills to deliver a range of specialist podiatry clinics in complication management, wound care, nail surgery, and MSK.

The service works closely with district nursing teams, tissue viability nurses, local integrated teams, and acute services.

You should be self-motivated with excellent communication skills and the ability to work both autonomously and within the podiatry team.

Effective organisation and time management skills are essential as management of a domiciliary caseload is required.

Your future development will be supported and developed through a structured annual appraisal process.

We encourage ongoing CPD through clinical supervision, in-house training, and external training sessions where appropriate.

You will have the opportunity to assist with undergraduate students on placement with the service, and to support and train Foot Care Assistants and students - sharing your experience and offering guidance when necessary.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support group

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full Vacancy details can be found on the attached Job Descriptions/Person Specification. Please refer to your suitability to the post in your supporting information from the role requirements or person specification .

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) has taken the decision to no longer continue to provide Adult Physical Community Services, as there are more suitable providers within the wider NHS local system.

Following a review of suitable providers to take forward the contract, the Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) has confirmed its intention to award the contract for the provision of Adult Physical Community Services to University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW). This change is anticipated to take effect from 1st July 2024.

Your application to work in Adult Physical Community Services will not be adversely impacted by the change in provider. Should you commence employment prior to the transfer, your contract of employment (that is your terms and conditions of service as at the point of transfer) will automatically transfer to the new organisation, under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) as amended by the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014.

Should you commence employment after the transfer, your contract of employment will be issued by the new provider of Adult Physical Community Services.

Person Specification

Person Spec


  • Please see attached JD's and refer to the person spec for guidance

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


City of Coventry Health Centre



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