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Specialist Podiatrist - Bank

East Cheshire NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
**This position is open to staff working at the Trust in the 'ECT Family' this includes current East Cheshire NHS Trust employees, bank staff, ISS staff and volunteers at the Trust.**

East Cheshire Podiatry service provides routine podiatry for high risk patients and specialist services including wound care, nail surgery, biomechanical assessment and orthotic provision, and a domiciliary service.

The service is offered in variety of settings across a large geographical area, including hospital inpatients, community clinics, health centres and GP surgeries providing a range of advanced clinicalfootservices to the local population.

We are looking to recruit a Specialist Podiatrist to join our East Cheshire NHS Trust Community Podiatry Service.

We are looking for someone with specialist interest in Woundcare and knowledge of biomechanics.

The role will include working in Care homes across East Cheshire

NHS experience and working in the community at Specialist Podiatrist level is essential.

The successful candidate will need to be a team player with excellent clinical, communication and organisational skills. They will also require a positive attitude to personal and professional development.Travel is an integral part of this post and you must state on your application form how you intend to fulfil this essential requirement.

Hours per week: BANK

Main duties of the job

To act as a Clinical Specialist in the Podiatry Service.

To undertake triage, assessment and treatment of referred patients.

To undertake work in a minimum of one specialist area to include wound care, nail surgery or biomechanics.

To support the development of Podiatrists, Podiatry Assistants and Podiatry students in role as a Clinical Educator.

To support the Team Managers and Advanced Clinical Specialists in the day to day running of the clinics and to assist in service improvement initiatives in area of work.

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters as part of ongoing monitoring.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • HCPC (Health and Care Professional Council) registration
  • Relevant professional degree / diploma
  • Relevant post graduate experience in specialist area



  • Ability to lead junior colleagues
  • Advanced communication and listening skills
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions at all levels
  • Audit skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload, achieving a balance between clinical and other aspects of role
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of team
  • IT skills



  • Proven post registration experience, some of which is in a relevant setting / associated area.
  • Experience of completing and contributing to audit / research.
  • Experience of contributing to the teaching and mentoring of staff & members of the MDT.

Specific Job Requirement


  • To have a specific interest and commitment to a specialist area (woundcare, nail surgery or biomechanics) as evidenced by CPD (Continuing Professional Development) portfolio and post graduate training.

Other Role Requirements


  • Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for further details

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Congleton War Memorial Hospital

Canal Road


CW12 3AR

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