Job Posting 102171

Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
Toronto Metro area
1229 Queen Street West.
closes in 40 days (Mon, 26 Aug)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $67,572 to $78,974 per annum


Full-Time Temporary Position at 1.0 FTE (35 hours/week), Up to 18 months in duration. Parental Leave Contract.

Bargaining Unit – UFCW – Local 175.


Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (Parkdale Queen West CHC) is a dynamic, community-based health care organization serving mid-west downtown Toronto. Offering a broad range of services, including primary health care, dental care, harm reduction, health promotion, counselling, and community development programming, we are also committed to serving people who face barriers to health care, and we strive to reduce these barriers. We are seeking an experienced Chiropodist who share our passion for making a difference; you see this role as an opportunity to take the next step in your successful career while contributing to a vision of Inclusive Communities. Responsive Healthcare. Healthier Lives.


We are seeking a Chiropodist who works to enhance the foot health of homeless and under housed individuals, as well as individuals with diabetes, and seniors, by providing direct foot care, surgical procedures, and health promotion services as part of the primary care team and programs.


Reporting Manager:  Manager, Primary Care Services


General Responsibilities

  1. Assessment and treatment of foot conditions, including but not limited to diabetic foot care, nail care, biomechanical assessments, custom orthotic casting and dispensing, wound care, measuring for compression stockings, and procedures such as PNA/TNA/soft tissue lesion excisions.
  2. Instrument reprocessing.
  3. Works closely with staff to provide foot care within a broader multi-disciplinary team.
  4. May provide services at designated outreach locations in the community.
  5. Maintains required records, reports and statistics including supplies inventory.



  1. Graduate of a recognized college of Podiatry/Chiropody with a certificate of practice by the College of Chiropodists in Ontario to work to full scope, including injection and prescription privileges.
  2. Demonstrated ability to fit for orthotics.
  3. Experience in community-based practice and working with marginalized populations.
  4. Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  5. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  6. Ability to work in a flexible manner which will ensure client access to service.
  7. Good organizational and time management skills.
  8. Ability to speak a second language is an asset.


Compensation: $67,572 to $78,974 per annum, plus HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan) option.


If you are interested in joining in a creative and dedicated team to, we want to hear from you! Applicants, please send your resume and cover letter in a single document (MS Word or PDF format only). Please apply using the form at the bottom of the PQWCHC employment page:


Job ID: 2024-067



Please also note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a police vulnerable sector check as a condition of employment, however strong consideration is made to the type of offense. Employment is conditional upon having had a full series of COVID-19 vaccinations (2 doses, plus booster within 6-12 months) 14 days before starting employment.

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