Apprentice Podiatrist (Band 3)

Rotherham Doncaster an
Competitive salary
10 Jun 2021
20 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Apprentice Podiatrist Band 3

Want to make a real difference? You couldn't be in better company

Are you interested in a career in health?

Are you caring, compassionate, motivated, transformational and dynamic?

Are you ready for the next exciting chapter in your career to become a HCPC registered Podiatrist?

Then look no further!

Join us at Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust, gain a BSc in Podiatry qualification to become a health care professional council (HCPC) Registered Podiatrist whilst you work.

The new Podiatry Apprenticeship programme is an innovative route which allows you to combine work based and academic learning.

You will be contracted to work 37.5 hours per week

Receive a Training wage of £19,737 per annum (pay band 3) over the 4 year period

The four-year apprenticeship is made up of:
  • Minimum 20% University attendance
  • Self-directed study
  • Work-based attendance and learning

You will be employed in a podiatry Apprentice role on a 4 year fixed term contract at Doncaster Rotherham and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH). You will work as part of the podiatry team and be provided with dedicated time to study for a Bachelor's degree in Podiatry at the University of Huddersfield commencing September 2021

Whilst you will be employed to a clinical area you will also experience working across both internal and external clinical placements to the organisation to gain an appreciation of the different areas of the local healthcare service and meet the Nursing and HCPC practice learning requirements.

As an employee of RDaSH you will demonstrate our values and behaviours and once you have completed all the requirements for registration as a Podiatrist and successfully passed the Institute of Apprenticeships end point assessment, you will be able to apply for a Band 5 role as a graduate podiatrist.

Before you apply for this intake, please read the additional information attached to this advert carefully, as it provides you with important information that will help you have the best chance of making a successful application.

There is an eligibility criteria for government funded apprenticeships which requires the applicant to be aged 16+, be a resident in the UK/EU for the last three years. Applicants cannot have achieved a qualification at level 6 or above in the same pathway as this will exempt them from being able to undertake the apprenticeship.

If you meet the Apprenticeship standards and would like to be an advocate for this new and developing role, we would like to hear from you. Please read the Job specification carefully. You should provide evidence in your application of the essential qualities required and why you are an ideal applicant for the Apprentice podiatry role. Invites to interview will be sent to the e-mail addresses, you provided on your application.

If you are not ready to commence in this cohort, you may not apply at this time.

Proposed interview date: Monday 26th July 2021

Enquiries to: Tracey Wheeler TEL: 01302 379550 email:

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 and Care Act 2014.

We are committed to recruiting candidates who share the commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment and periodically during their employment

DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust. Therefore, if you are in a position that is deemed a regulated adult and/or child care role, you will not be able to start your employment until we have received a satisfactory DBS clearance.

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The Trust is committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community in order to maintain a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

The first 6 months of employment with the Trust will be a probationary period which may be extended by the Trust for a further 6 months.

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