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Highly Specialist Podiatrist - Orthopaedics

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Permanent: Full Time
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Cardiff Royal Infirmary
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
03/12/2020 23:59



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Cardiff and Vale Podiatry Services are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and adaptable individual who is passionate about providing clinical excellence. This friendly busy department consists of approximately 60 staff and provides services across Cardiff and the Vale from multiple sites including community clinics, hospitals and patients own homes.

Cardiff is the capital city of Wales hosting national and international events, where people are proud of where they live. Cardiff ranks highly for quality of life for cities in Europe, boasting a vibrant and cosmopolitan lifestyle with a growing population.

Cardiff and Vale University Health board (UHB) is a large teaching health board delivering super regional as well as local services with close links to Cardiff University and Cardiff Metropolitan University, with a high profile teaching, research and development role within the UK and abroad. So together we are training the next generation of health professionals.

The post is amenable to part time or full time working. The Podiatry Service offers a comprehensive rotational scheme, for both entry level and experienced staff. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to gain a wide variety of experience working in an innovative and award-winning service.

This will be a great opportunity to develop in your career in a supportive environment working with expert clinicians. You will need strong communication skills and the ability to work well within the multidisciplinary team to deliver safe and effective services to patients. The post holder will need to have excellent diagnostic and clinical skills to deliver a range of high quality Podiatry treatments including biomechanical interventions and wound care across community services.

The post holder will have clinical responsibility for and will be working closely with other community healthcare workers and provider agencies within a variety of care settings including community clinics, domiciliary work and care homes and contributes to the development of podiatry.

The UHB is committed to the professional development of all staff and the post offers excellent opportunities for CPD and career development. Post graduate education, research and evidence based practice are a priority for Podiatry. Podiatrists are expected to develop a credible and professional contribution to the organisation by engaging in personal development planning and continuing professional development.

This post will be required to work across the extended opening hours. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Are you ready for the challenge? If so, we look forward to hearing from you. 

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply. 

Closing Date: 03/12/2020 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Mathew King
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