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Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
Salford Care Organisation are delighted to recruit a self-motivated, enthusiastic and organised individual who possesses excellent communication skills to join our innovative Podiatry department.You will require HCPC registration and be able to demonstrate knowledge of the management and treatment of a wide range of foot conditions.We are a nationally renowned, friendly team committed to staff development and training and regularly partake in CPD, mandatory training and staff appraisal. The role will include working across both acute and community settings.There are exciting opportunities to develop your skills with our well established biomechanics and high risk / multidisciplinary teams.

We welcomes applications from students about to graduate in Summer 2024

Main duties of the job

  • Responsibility for Patient Care includes monitoring, diagnosis andinvestigations of our High Risk patients including routine treatment clinics, Emergency Clinics and wound-care
  • To produce individual treatment plans and podiatry interventions for patients who may require diagnosis and interpret results which may require onward referral
  • Undertake a rotation into supported development clinics in Nail Surgery, Advanced Vascular Assessments, New Patient Triage and Biomechanics
  • Responsibility for a Domiciliary caseload within Residential or Private Nursing Homes and in the client's own home
  • To maintain clear, accurate and full patient records

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 tomake a differenceand we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values -care,appreciateandinspire- 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.

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:

Person Specification

Knowledge, Training & Experience


  • Broad knowledge of routine and high-risk patient care e.g. diabetes, peripheral vascular disease and wound care. Gained through graduate study and work experience/clinical placement
  • Good knowledge of biomechanics
  • Experience of undertaking Nail Surgery and knowledge of Anaphylaxis management
  • Experience of assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of a range of foot disorders
  • Knowledge of relevant national guidance


  • Knowledge of clinical audit and research

Professional Registration


  • Registration with HCPC



  • Degree or equivalent in qualification in Podiatric Medicine
  • Local anaesthesia certificate

Skills & Abilities


  • Excellent clinical podiatric skills
  • To be able to work in restricted positions, particularly when carrying out domiciliary visits
  • Ability to carry out and analyse and interpret results of various assessments within scope of practice
  • Ability to manage designated caseloads
  • Able to remain calm while under pressure
  • Ability to manage own time, prioritise tasks and work independently under own initiative
  • Work effectively as a member of a team
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), negotiation and persuasive skills
  • To have good organisational and timekeeping skills
  • Ability to travel to different geographical locations across the Trust footprint in line with service needs


  • Full UK driving license with willingness to use own car for work purposes

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


The Willows Health Centre

Lords Avenue


M5 5JR

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