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Specialist Podiatrist - High Risk

Job Reference: 349-LCO-3687850

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Northenden Health Centre, Manchester
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum (pro-rata)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 28,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven 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.

An opportunity has arisen for a high-risk specialist podiatrist within community services within the South Sector of the Manchester Local Care Organisation (MLCO). The successful post holder will manage a caseload of patients with complex high-risk foot conditions.

This role is for a highly motivated and professional HCPC registered podiatrist with the relevant post graduate clinical experience to provide high quality podiatric care for patients with pathological foot conditions and those individuals at risk of developing foot ulcerations. The post holder is required to have good diagnostic and clinical skills to deliver a range of podiatry treatments including wound care, whilst recognising the need for onward referral.

The post offers opportunities to gain further experience through shadowing on our integrated services clinics at Wythenshawe Hospital Diabetes Centre.

Applications are invited from HCPC registered podiatrists who have relevant experience working within the high risk field of podiatric medicine along with a broad knowledge of other areas of podiatric practice together with a willingness to learn and develop the foot protection team.

Applicants must have the ability to work across professional and organisational boundaries with excellent communication skills at all levels as well as the commitment to be flexible to suit the needs of the service.
You will be working closely with a small, committed team of podiatrists, who work mainly in the community clinics as well as domiciliary settings. The podiatry department has close links with the hospital orthopaedic, vascular and diabetes services.

You will be expected to travel during the course of your work so access to your own transport is essential

MLCO is committed to putting patient care first and is to continuously striving to improve the quality of care we give to our patients.


This role requires the postholder to undertake duties within a care home setting. In accordance with the Coronavirus Act 2020, prior to the take up of this position. The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence they have received two doses of an authorised vaccine , or provide evidence of medical exemption in accordance with the Covid 19 Regulations. This verification will be required at or before interview / selection. Interested applicants must ensure this verification is available to be produced when requested.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Helen Tyrer

Job title: Podiatry Lead

Email address:

Telephone number: 07970 650787

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £26.85(standard disclosure) or £43.85(enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT would like to develop a committed, flexible workforce that is able to adapt to the changing needs of the NHS. We aim to support employees who wish to work flexibly, to allow them to maintain a healthy work life balance and fair consideration will be given to any flexible working requests.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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