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Specialist Dietitian

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Dietetics
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hours a week)
Job ref
331-B9920221
Site
Furness General Hospital
Town
Barrow in Furness
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum/pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
03/03/2021 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

Band 6 Dietitian

Grade: Band 6 Permanent

Hospital: Furness General Hospital

Location: Barrow in Furness

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic dietitian to join our friendly and supportive team. The post would be ideally suited to an experienced Band 5 Dietitian looking to expand their skills.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will work as part of a small team, with the support of experienced dietitians. The post covers a range of inpatient work including medical, surgical, orthopaedics, oncology and stroke management as well as outpatient clinics. As such you will gain experience in a wide range of clinical areas such as nutrition support, enteral feeding, gastroenterology and weight management. Opportunities to gain experience in dietetic specialist areas will be supported where appropriate.

 

 

Working for our organisation

For further information and informal enquiries/ visit, please contact

Lucy Budden (Site lead) or Michelle O’Keeffe (Clinical lead)

On 01229 403968

Or email lucy.budden@mbht.nhs.uk or michelle.okeeffe@mbht.nhs.uk

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.

 

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Applicants should be HCPC registered dietitians. The post will be based at Furness General Hospital and will involve travel to other sites within South Cumbria.

The department is approved for training both ‘B’ and ‘C’ placement dietetic students. We have excellent IT facilities and are committed to personal development and training.

Person specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • HCPC registered Dietitian
Desirable criteria
  • Post graduate dietetic training
  • FODMAPS trained
  • Clinical supervisory skill course

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Postgraduate clinical experience in an acute setting
  • Experience of working in a variety of clinical specialities
Desirable criteria
  • At least 2 years post graduate experience in an acute setting
  • Experience as a supervisor of dietetic staff
  • Experience of student training supervision

Skills, ability and knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Health and Social care legislation and guidelines
  • Evidence of multi disciplinary team working

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Ability to travel between the Trust sites
  • Demonstrates can work flexibly e.g. meet unexpected demands
Desirable criteria
  • Full UK driving licence
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship hereWork in the UK. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found hereCriminal records checks for overseas applicants. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

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

Name
Lucy Budden
Job title
Dietetic Team Manager
Email address
lucy.budden@mbht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01229 403968
Additional information

Lucy Budden (Site lead) or Michelle O’Keeffe (Clinical lead)

On 01229 403968

Or email lucy.budden@mbht.nhs.uk or michelle.okeeffe@mbht.nhs.uk