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Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
The post holder will be required to provide a comprehensive, highly skilled clinical support to Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust Podiatry Team.

This role will provide an opportunity for the successful candidate to experience a full range of podiatry care provision through a blended mix of service delivery both virtual and face-to-face.

Sharing of best practice with podiatrists and other relevant clinicians will be key to this role, as will involve patients, carers and support agencies in delivery of care.

Clinical caseloads will be managed based on experience and clinical supervision will be provided in the agreed CPFT Podiatry structure.

There are 2 posts of 0.8 wte (30 hrs) and 1 full time post (37.5 hrs) available.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has developed to join a committed, progressive team who work towards providing the best possible health outcomes and reducing health inequalities across Cornwall.

At CFT we value health promotion through patient empowerment and education, therefore we are currently seeking an enthusiastic podiatrist who has excellent communication and assessment skills to undertake new patient assessments clinics, diabetic foot reviews and will have the opportunity to rotate through wound care, nail surgery and musculoskeletal clinics.

Although, primarily based in a clinical setting, the role will be a blended mix of virtual and face-to-face assessments. The post requires the individual to be a flexible and reliable member of the team demonstrating empathy, resilience and problem solving skills as a clinician.

These posts will be based in various areas of central and west Cornwall.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification



  • Current professional registration - HCPC
  • Professional qualification - Dip Pod M, BSc (Hons) Podiatry
  • Experience of recent community/acute healthcare gained through education or work experience placement or previous employment



  • Possess a good holistic knowledge of care
  • Knowledge of up to date clinical practice

Personal Qualities


  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Good team worker



  • Ability to demonstrate good clinical skills

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust





PL31 2QN

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