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Leeds Community Healthcare Podiatry Service provides a community-based service for the assessment and treatment of podiatric and lower limb pathologies. Our team of Podiatrists and Assistant Practitioners provide advice, treatment and where appropriate onward referral and signposting to meet the individual needs of patients.

The service consists of a variety of specialisms, including wound care, biomechanics and musculoskeletal, diabetes and mental health.

We are looking for a Specialist Podiatrist with the skills and attributes to work autonomously. You will use evidence-based practice to formulate, develop and deliver individualised treatment plans in clinics and patient’s homes.

You will apply appropriate clinical reasoning to manage a varied caseload consisting of high risk, diabetes, wound care and biomechanics patients.

Experience in mentoring and supporting colleagues is essential, as is a commitment to ongoing personal development.

The post includes travel across the NHS Trust carrying a variety of equipment. So due to the nature of the role it is essential that you are able to travel independently across the city and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.


If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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