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Community Specialist Podiatrist

Band 6

Main area
Community Health Services
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Windrush Health Centre
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum
23/08/2020 23:59
Interview date

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a committed and progressive team working as a band 6 podiatrist within Oxfordshire.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual that is enthusiastic, forward-thinking and keen to develop their clinical skills. Applicants must have a degree in podiatry and be registered with the HCPC. Newly qualified podiatrists who believe they have the skills and experience to match the Job Description are welcome to apply.

Oxfordshire Podiatry services offer care to an increasingly interesting caseload with the emphasis of work focused on the care of the At Risk & High Risk foot, including wound/ulcer care. Nail surgery sessions are also a requirement for this post.

Staff are supported with appraisal (PDP), dedicated CPD time and a comprehensive induction programme which includes observation of Wound clinics, Nail Surgery and internal hospital based clinics, plus access to a training budget and/or Study Leave time for further education.

Applications are invited from BSc qualified and HCPC registered podiatrists with experience who are keen to advance their clinical and professional skills. Please refer to further details in the job description & person specification.

This full time post is based in Witney, West Oxfordshire although the post holder may on occasion be required to work at clinics and attend meetings or training across the wider county. Car owner / driver essential for this position.

Working outside core hours (i.e. evenings and weekends) may occasionally be required.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require 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 resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Emma Howard
Job title
West Podiatry Team Leader
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Telephone number
07717 652454