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Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
Part time: 18.75 hours per week
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Furness General Hospital
Barrow in Furness
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata
Salary period
08/03/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Advanced Dietitian – Paediatric Diabetes (0.5 wte)

Location: Furness General Hospital, Barrow in Furness

Salary: £38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata Please can ES check correct

Type: Permanent

Main duties of the job

As a Trust we actively support you to develop your knowledge and skills through our Annual Development Review programme. You will use your knowledge and skills to support the learning and development of colleagues and contribute towards updating protocols and resources. You will be encouraged to develop your skills as a Clinical Educator supporting, with others, undergraduate students from a range of disciplines.

Barrow in Furness is a coastal town in Cumbria very close to the Lake District National Park. The area has miles of wild and diverse coastline to explore with views of Morecambe Bay and the nearby Lakeland fells, whilst still having easy access to the main cities in the UK through road and rail links.



Working for our organisation

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Applicants will be HCPC registered dietitians. The post is based at Furness General Hospital, Barrow and will require you to travel to other sites and clinic locations.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

An exciting vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Dietitian to work as a Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian for Morecambe Bay Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This part time (0.5wte) post would ideally be suited to a specialist Dietitian looking to advance their skills and knowledge or an advanced Dietitian with relevant clinical experience.

The post holder will be responsible for managing a complex caseload of Paediatric patients with Diabetes. You will be joining a supportive and experienced team of Consultants, Specialist Nurses, Dietitians, Dietetic Assistants and supporting admin and clerical staff who are responsible for providing a service across social and health care boundaries. You will work closely with the Paediatric Diabetes team, Dietitians and other professionals in both acute and primary care.

Person specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • HCPC registered
  • Post graduate paediatric and / or diabetes qualification
Desirable criteria
  • Leadership/first line management training


Essential criteria
  • Post registration experience at specialist level (or above) in clinical area relevant to post
  • Supervisor/mentor of registered and student dietitians
Desirable criteria
  • Leadership/first line management experience

skills and knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Dietetic knowledge, skills and experience at specialist level or above
  • Ability to work autonomously and set own priorities
  • Ability to build effective working relationships and teams

Personal qualities

Essential criteria
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to travel between Trust sites as required
  • Ability to work flexibly
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lucy Budden
Job title
Nutrition & Dietetic Team Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01229 403968
Additional information

Dr Helen Peace, Consultant Paediatrician, 01229 491123 (secretary) helen.peace@mbht.nhs.uk