Job Vacancy: Senior Podiatrist, Cork City

Diabetes Ireland invites applications from suitably qualified Podiatrists for its diabetes footcare service in Cork.



As a Senior Podiatrist, you will have the vision and drive to provide optimal diagnoses, treatment (or referral pathways) in order to improve outcomes for clients who are, at risk of, or have developed foot complications.


The post holder will co-ordinate the day to day running of the service, have oversight of the team, manage a varied case load of patients, ensure adequate clinical records and statistical information are maintained, have instrument decontamination and sterilisation responsibilities and responsibility for recording and updating of notes following assessment and treatment of patients.


You will provide education and training to both clients/client groups and other health care providers so that together, disease prevention can be optimised in the diabetes population and other chronic condition populations.


You will be responsible for the commencement, development and continued provision of a quality, responsive and effective podiatry service to both prevent deterioration in foot health.


You will be expected to actively participate in the co-ordination of the planning, development and marketing of the Diabetes Ireland Care Centre/Podiatry service in consultation with the CEO with the aim of making the service a high quality and self-financing service.


The post holder will have the support of Ireland’s National Diabetes Charity and opportunities for continued professional development.



Candidates must, at the date of appointment to the post, possess:


(a) BSC in Podiatry or hold an equivalent qualification as validated by the Health Service Executive



(b) Have a minimum of three years satisfactory post qualification clinical experience



(c) Have the clinical, managerial and administrative capacity to discharge the functions of the role.


Salary €45,102pa. Full Time (35 hours per week). The post will carry an initial one year contract. Shortlisting may be carried out on the basis of the information supplied in your CV.



Job specification available from: [email protected]


Completed CV to Gillian Reynolds, Diabetes Ireland, 19 Northwood House, Northwood Business Campus, Santry, Dublin 9 or email: [email protected]. Closing date for applications: Sunday 4 October 2020.