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Posted: 5 Oct 2020 Closes: 3 Nov 2020
United Kingdom £24,907 - £30,615 pro rata per annum
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Job Reference: 319-2648778HL

Employer: Department: Podiatry Location: Ponteland, Ponteland Salary: £24,907 - £30,615 pro rata per annum

We are one of the country's top performing NHS Foundation Trusts, looking after the wellbeing of around half a million people across Northumberland and North Tyneside - one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS Trust in England.

We deliver care from 11 acute sites including an emergency care hospital, general and community hospitals, an outpatient and diagnostic centre, an elderly care unit and an integrated health and social care facility.

We have benen rated 'outstanding' twice overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We are one of the North East's largest employers with 9,500 dedicated members of staff. We have a Council of Governors with 70 members, representing the public, staff and some of our external partners.

We invest heavily in staff to ensure that the best talent is attracted, developed, looked after, and retained in every area of the organisation. Staff satisfaction is high and our staff consistently rate us as one of the best places to work in the NHS.

We were one of the first NHS Trusts to receive foundation status, and have been a foundation trust for over a decade.

Northumbria Healthcare recognises the positive value of diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME people are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Candidates must read the entire 'Applicants Guidance Notes' before submitting any applications.

Please note that it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certification if a DBS check is required for the post. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.

Closing date: 19th October 2020

Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust (NHCT) community podiatry services are looking for a highly motivated, proactive and focused qualified Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC) registered Podiatrist to join their department. Essential qualifications required to apply are: A diploma or degree in Podiatry, local anaesthetic certification, Health and Care Professions Council registration and a full UK driving licence.

You will be joining a highly motivated and professional team who have a proven history of high professional achievement and a continued commitment to patient focused evidence based and needs lead practice underpinned by accountability, research development and audit.

As a team member your duties will include delivering evidence based podiatry within clinics, GP surgeries, hospitals, patient's homes and nursing homes.

Personal qualities and skills required include excellent organisation, caseload and personal time management amongst the ability to be flexible within your working practice to support your local team and the wider podiatry team. Due to the nature of team working and patient interaction you should demonstrate clear communication alongside efficient and effective problem solving. To be a strong candidate we are looking for a Podiatrist able to integrate into multidisciplinary teams, function within a supportive peer group and display the strength of character to work autonomously.

Northumbria Healthcare is committed to staff development, mandatory training. As a valued Podiatrist you will be provided with peer support, continual personal development and regular supervisions. On appointment the successful candidate will be supported through the Podiatry Department Supervised Induction Package by an allocated mentor.

Essential Criteria;
  • Diploma/ Degree in Podiatric Medicine
  • HPC registration
  • Local anaesthetic certificate
  • Computer literate
For further details / informal visits contact:

Aileen Milligan

South East & West Locality Podiatry Lead

0787 9427804

At Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we believe that our staff are the foundation for all that we do. The Trust recognises its role in supporting the health and wellbeing of its staff and it taking positive action in this respect. We have a range of initiatives and support for staff including psychology and counselling, physiotherapy, physical activity opportunities and healthy food choices on site. We will also support flexible working where possible, and understand the importance of a healthy worklife balance.

The Trust is completely smoke free from March 2018. We do not discriminate against people who smoke but we do require all staff to be smoke free whilst at work and we have a range of support in place to help and support staff with this.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here

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