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Apprentice Podiatrist (AHP)

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Job summary

As a Podiatry apprenticeship you will work in a wide range of specialities, alongside qualified Podiatrists based in a community setting. This will include working in primary care centres, outpatient clinics, inpatient ward settings, intermediate care and domiciliary visits.

To complete the academic requirements of the apprenticeship we will collaborate with Plymouth University. Thus, you will be expected to attend virtual learning sessions and work alongside your mentor to meet specific competencies, across the 3-year course.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder is employed by the Trust to complete the BSc (Hons) AHP Course at Plymouth University. The University course provider shall be selected and commissioned by the Trust.
  • As an apprentice the post holder will attend university (virtually in this case) to complete all required modules of study and undertake clinical competencies within different BCHC Trust Services. This is in order to gain a range of clinical experience across different health and social care settings.
  • During the apprenticeship period the post holder will work under the guidance of an appropriate AHP mentor in the workplace, participating in the provision of care for people who use the service in which they are based.
  • The post holder will continuously develop their skills and ability as they progress through the degree programme so that on completion, they will become a professionally qualified AHP and be eligible to register with the HCPC.
  • The apprentice is responsible for informing their Clinical Educator and mentor, University and Line Manager of all episodes of sickness and absence in line with the Trust & University Policies.

  • About us

    • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process.
    • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address

    BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

    If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

    Date posted

    04 December 2023

    Pay scheme



    £12,500 to £24,336 a year Internal candidates will second from current banding




    3 years

    Working pattern


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    Job locations

    Moseley Hall Hospital

    Alcester Road


    B13 8JL


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