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Highly Specialist Podiatrist

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro-Rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

As a Highly specialist Podiatrist you will be responsible for supporting your Manager in ensuring that our service users' needs are met through the delivery of high-quality care, as well as mentoring and supporting junior colleagues to achieve the same.

You will offer personalised patient care to a cohort of predominantly high-risk foot patients supporting their independence and wellbeing and go the extra mile to ensure that the care provided is compassionate. In return you will join a supportive team environment and be provided with robust personal development opportunities and an enhanced rate for your services in line with the Agenda for Change framework.

Main duties of the job

You will carry a caseload of and be be responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of individual treatment plans using specialist clinical reasoning skills to provide advanced assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of a caseload of of high risk/complex, chronic and acute foot problems.

To work closely with colleagues to case manage complex patients and to facilitate early, smooth and coordinated care between community and hospital.

You will be expected to mentor and support junior colleagues to develop their knowledge and skills in the management of these complex patients.

To assist the Operational Manager with developing and maintaining the service to a high standard including audit and evaluation of clinical practice.

You will be expected and encouraged to take part in relevant research used to enhance practice.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Person Specification



  • Experience as highly specialist podiatrist
  • CPD specific to high risk podiatry ie relevant post grad course
  • significant wound care experience


  • NMP



  • At least 5 years post grad experience in podiatry
  • experience of audit
  • good understanding of governance and its implementation
  • mentorship experience


  • experience of research

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Townside Primary Care Centre

1 Knowsley Place,



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