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Job Reference: 310-COP56-1718589-B

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Chesterton Medical Centre, Union Lane, Cambridge, CB4 1PX, Cambridge
£30,401 - £37,267 pa pro rata

The posts are eligible for a £3000 new hire bonus. An initial payment of £1000 will be paid in the first month and a final payment of £2000 will be paid 1 year after your start date.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) provides integrated community and mental health, learning disability and social care services of the highest standard due to our continued commitment to quality and service improvement. We aim to support people of all ages to achieve the very best they can for their health and well being. To ensure that we achieve this goal we look to recruit candidates of a high calibre that share our passion for delivering excellent service user care, research and education.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Podiatrist to join our Podiatry Team based at Chesterton Medical Centre, Cambridge. Working in the locality podiatry team yet supporting the service county wide, the successful candidates are required to work across Cambridge and Peterborough.

The roles are varied and offer successful candidates the opportunity to work within our 3 Acute services within the Diabetes Service, while supporting the service to develop and offer opportunity to work within our custom built Surgery unit or alongside our MSK podiatrists. There is opportunity to develop your skills in weekly nail surgery sessions and wound management.

The ideal candidates will have strong team work ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under considerable pressure at times. The post is open to professionals with the right attributes to enhance a team.

We are open to taking on a Band 5 in a development position depending on experience, and offer a comprehensive supportive training package for new recruits.

Job Descriptions are attached for Band 5 & 6. The salary is £24,214 - £30,112 (B5) or £30,401 - £37,267 (B6) pa pro rata

There is ample opportunity to develop, and we will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop our staff through a clear career pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust.

If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people with mental health or learning disability needs then we want to hear from you. These posts could support newly qualified as training provided.

Benefits of working for CPFT include:

  • Annual leave allowance 27 days plus bank holidays (this may increase depending on NHS service)
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible job share opportunities
    Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Staff discount schemes
    Professional development via the CPFT Academy which provides in-house training programmes
  • Free on-site parking (dependent on site)
  • Stress awareness training
  • Mindfulness training
  • Counselling service
  • £3000 new hire bonus

If you are unable to attend an interview on the suggested date, please let us know on your application form as other options may be available.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Moira McRitchie, Service Delivery Lead on 07871 7124819.

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

The aim of CPFT is to ensure that no employee in employment or job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin or on the grounds of gender, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion; or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not justified by the job to be done.

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ and who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are ‘at risk’ please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) and references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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

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