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Advanced Podiatrist

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
NHS AfC: Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Wythenshawe Hospital and Community
£33,222 - £43,041 p.a. (pro rata)
23/12/2018 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Manchester Local Care Organisation


South Sector



Hours:           37.5


Location:      Integrated position between Wythenshawe Hospital and Community


Position:       Band 7 Advanced Podiatrist – High Risk Foot Management



An opportunity has arisen for an experienced highly skilled advanced podiatrist in high risk lower limb management to work between the Manchester Local Care Organisation (community services in South Manchester) and the diabetes team at Wythenshawe Hospital which is part of the Manchester University Hospital Foundation Trust.


The applicant should be confident, an excellent communicator and have experience and knowledge of acute and chronic wound management with an enthusiasm to develop new and existing skills. This role will require the successful candidate to be responsible for delivering high quality, accessible care pathways based on current evidence


This applicant would be responsible for the management of in-patients with diabetic foot ulcers and will liaise with the community team to provide the patient with a seamless discharge. The successful candidate will work along side the diabetes MDT and contribute to the development of the integrated pathway


The successful candidate will also work with the existing high risk team in community clinics whilst providing clinical leadership within the integrated diabetic foot clinical pathway.


The applicant will be asked to provide evidence of a varied portfolio of their experience in the management of the high risk foot and post graduate training to support the application.

. The successful candidate will be required to contribute to audit, teaching and training within the Department.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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


Helen Tyrer Podiatry lead on 0161 945 3624


If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 5989