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Specialist Podiatrist

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum
Closing date
6 Aug 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Newham's Podiatry Service are recruiting for Band 6 podiatrists, full-time (Monday to Friday 9-5) or part-time. Be part of this exciting development in a busy, progressive, and motivated team whose patients reflect the diversity of communities and their health needs in Newham.

We are calling on enthusiastic Podiatrists who are:

seeking a role as a Specialist Podiatrist where you can use and develop your skills and knowledge across the full range of our services.

looking for an opportunity to further develop your career and be an active team member.

The Foot Health Service is currently delivered across 3 community sites, as well as Newham University Hospital and your primary base will be at The Appleby Road Health Centre. We also provide care in Nursing Homes as well as a Domiciliary Service.

Role : Band 6 Specialist Podiatrist

Date : 16-Aug-2024

Time : 09:00am - 10:00am* (Registration is required to be interviewed on the day)

*Registration for interviews is 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Failure to register during this time will make you unable to partake in same day interview held from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Address : Trust HQ No: 9 Alie Street E1 8DE

Role : Band 6 Specialist Podiatrist

Main duties of the job

We focus on a short-term treatment planning approach to manage patient care and maximise patient input into their care, to enable us to effectively and efficiently manage caseloads

We will help you identify your knowledge, skills and developmental needs, which will become part of your annual training plan.

You will work in a supportive team of passionate Podiatrists, interacting and collaborating with a wide range of health professionals and clinical specialties working with our service.

You will receive clinical and management supervision to support you in your induction and further development

In turn, you will use your clinical and management experience and skills to supervise staff and podiatry, medical and nursing students

You will undertake a rotation into Nail Surgery, MSK, High Risk Foot, Triage and other specialised clinics. We will support agreed training, which may include the Diabetic Foot Module.

There will be opportunities to participate in service development including QI projects

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsible for assessment and treatment of a range ofpatients ensuring full patient/carer involvement and consent ingoal setting to develop individual treatment plans to meet theirpodiatric need. To undertake comprehensive yearly foot screening includingassessment of neurological, vascular and biomechanicalstatus enabling risk status to be determined using appropriatecare pathway. Following assessment, refer the patient to appropriatespecialist services as required Responsible for evaluating outcomes and develop treatmentappropriately. To be able to apply advanced clinical reasoning to develop andprogress treatment plans

Person Specification

Education/ Qualification/ Training


  • Degree in Podiatry
  • Evidence of current registration with the HCPC



  • Evidence of diagnostic skills to manage and assess foot pathologies
  • Experience in specialist clinics including Nail Surgery, MSK and High Risk ulcer clinics

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust


The Appleby Road Health Centre

63 Appleby Road


E16 1LQ

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