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Specialist Podiatrist

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Join Our Dynamic Podiatry Team in North Staffordshire!

Are you a passionate and driven Band 6 Specialist Podiatrist seeking a rewarding opportunity? Then we want YOU to join our award-winning Podiatry Service at Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust.

Why Us? We have successfully developed and implemented our Gold Standard Podiatry Service that prioritises patient care, boasts exceptional outcomes, and has received exceptional feedback from both patients and peers.

As a valued and passionate member of our team you will specialise in assessing, treating, and managing complex foot problems in high-risk patients. You will be at the forefront of health education and will contribute to our commitment to excellence.

You will be able to make a real impact within our service by collaborating with our advanced clinicians as well as district nursing teams, tissue viability nurses and local integrated teams. Utilising your excellent interpersonal and communication skills you will drive initiatives to improve and enhance outcomes for patients.

The role requires you to hold a Health Care Professions Council registration and to be able to work across a variety of locations in the North Staffordshire district including clinic and domiciliary settings.

It's an exciting time to join our team so if you feel you have the right skills and experience apply today, we look forward to hearing from you

Main duties of the job

Assess service users and formulate, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of treatment/care support for individuals, families and carers.

To use professional knowledge and judgement to take into account the range of care/support packages and treatment options available. To consider each service user's personal circumstances and preferences in order to implement and adjust programmes of care and intervention.

Working with service users to develop outcome focused treatment / support

Work in a variety of clinical settings including both domiciliary and clinic

Establish and maintain effective working relationships both within the organisation and external organisations

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will have supervisory, training and leadership responsibilities where appropriate and will have some responsibility for team performance and service developments/improvements, and demonstrate initiative and creativity in finding solutions to problems.

Please see full job description attached

Person Specification



  • Degree in Podiatry or equivalent.
  • Registration with HCPC


  • Evidence of further clinical study since graduation.
  • Further clinical study relevant to clinical practice such as management of long term conditions e.g. diabetes, rheumatology, biomechanics.



  • Relevant experience to the role including assessment and management of various conditions within an area of a clinical speciality.
  • Supporting service users, families and carers in dealing with issues within the area of clinical speciality.


  • Experience of negotiation and conflict management in clinical situations.

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Fenton Health Centre

Glebedale Rd



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