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Clinical Lead for Musculoskeletal Services

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Applications for this position are invited from HCPC Registered Podiatrists with the relevant experience looking for the opportunity to enhance their career in leadership within the Podiatry Profession.

The MSK Podiatry Clinical Lead post is a valued member of the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) Podiatry and Orthotics Services leadership Team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for MSK Podiatry Services. They will provide operational and professional leadership to their clinical team, ensuring delivery of an equitable service. Initially, service scope will be Rhondda & Taff Ely CBC and Merthyr Cynon CBC with Bridgend CBC residents transferring to us this financial year. The role will require the identification of need, evaluation of priorities and embedding performance management to ensure delivery in line with the Governance, MSK Standards, Prudent and Value Based Healthcare Principles.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Clinical Lead in Orthotics. The post holder will support the development and delivery of our service who has users who require seamless care across two professions simultaneously.

The department encourages individual development and supports professional education. The role will support opportunity to Engage with our Consultant MSK Podiatrist in Research and Development, together with supporting and encouraging CPD and advanced practice in the wider MSK team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be accountable for the delivery of the CTMUHB wide Musculoskeletal service and through collaborative working with health and social care partners identify the Podiatric needs within the CTMUHB Population and plan approaches to deliver. Hold responsibility for the performance of the MSK service and workforce development, conveying strategic and operation information to the MSK workforce.

Lead on projects, clinical audit and Quality Improvement for the Musculosketeal service. Working with the Podiatric & Orthotic Services Manager to project manage the tasks and delegate accordingly to MSK Team clinicians as appropriate.

Be the public facing representative for CTMUHB Podiatry Musculoskeletal Services. Negotiating, persuading, motivating and providing information in an appropriate form to general public, partners and stakeholders as well as service users.

Providing a source of expert podiatric opinion regarding management of MSK pathology often in the presence of other complex medical needs. Work with the Consultant MSK Podiatrist to ensure the pathway Musculoskeletal Provision across CTM is aligned to the strategic agenda.

Lead on the ALN act within the Podiatry and Orthotic Services and provide quarterly reports to the DECLO and Head of Service.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Please see attached job description for full details of the role and responsibilities of the Clinical Lead for MSK in CTM Podiatry and Orthotics department

Person Specification

Essential Qualifications and Knowledge

BSc (Hons) in Podiatry Medicine or equivalent Diploma qualification including certificate of competency in use of local anaesthetic.

Masters Level qualification or knowledge acquired through post graduate learning in an area pertinent to the role including health service management.

Professional Registration with the HCPC.

Management and Leadership qualifications or evidenced experience.

Essential Experience

Demostratableexperience in a leadership role within a NHS organisation..

Experience in leading delivery of patient and service objectives.

Appropriate clinical experience including research and audit activity.

Evidence of clinical supervision training and delivery.

Person Specification



  • BSc (Hons) in Podiatric Medicine or equivalent Diploma
  • Masters level qualification or knowledge acquired though post graduate learning in the area
  • Management and leadership qualification or evidenced experience.


  • educator qualification
  • IP, Sonographer qualification



  • Demostrated experience in a leadership role within a NHS organisation
  • Appropriate clinical experience including research and audit activity
  • Previous involvement in Strategic Planning consistent of that of a clinical role


  • Evidence of Research Publication and lead on audit
  • Experience of working with partner organisations

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Pontypridd cottage hospital

The Common


CF37 4AL

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