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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/02/2021.

Clinical Lead Podiatrist

Job Reference: 150-SF5243-CSS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Podiatry, Community Healthcare
Brighton General Hospital, Brighton
£38,890-£44,503 pa (pro rata)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • Over 5,000 full and part time staff, with 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

Clinical Lead Podiatrist - 22.5 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and committed podiatrist to join the Brighton and Hove Podiatry team in the role of Clinical Lead Podiatrist with a special interest in the high risk foot.

The Clinical Lead will be responsible for managing and delivering high risk (non-diabetic) clinics including a specialist vascular clinic at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. The post holder will also be expected to contribute to, and at times lead on, the management and provision of other specialisms within the team including nail surgery clinics.

Our ideal candidate will be extremely organised, and have the ability to work independently under their own initiative whilst recognising the importance and value of working within the wider specialist team. They must be caring, and committed to improving patient care and developing high quality services, focusing on improving patient outcomes. They should be able to lead the team to its full potential and have a keen interest in quality improvement as they will be responsible for development of service innovations involving collaboration of the wider healthcare community.

Applicants should have a keen interest in advancing their professional and leadership skills and have a commitment to staff and service development, including providing regular clinical supervision and in-service training. They should be able to demonstrate a strong team work ethic and contribution to positive team culture through excellent communication, support and relationship skills.

All applicants must be HCPC-registered and be able to demonstrate up to date knowledge of working with podiatric patients, as well as having a broad range of experience working within the NHS. They must hold a full UK driving licence and have a car available for work, as the Clinical Lead Podiatrist will be required to travel between SCFT community sites.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rachel Keeling

Podiatry Team Lead

07917 921194



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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.

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