Skip to main content

Employer heading

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust logo
Please wait, loading

Dietitian

Band 5

Main area
Dietetics
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-CDCS-BUR-0130-D
Site
Queens Hospital Burton
Town
Burton-on-Trent
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59
Interview date
10/02/2021

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

We are looking for a registered Dietitian with NHS experience, who is keen to develop skills and experience across a wide range of clinical areas in both Inpatients and Outpatients. We are an Acute Service based at Queens Hospital Burton however we also cover the Community Hospitals in Lichfield and Tamworth. Our team consists of 13 Dietitians, Dietetic Assistant Practitioner and Secretary. 

You will be responsible for providing part of the Dietetic Service to a range of Inpatient Wards. You will also cover a regular Outpatient Clinic and provide education to a range of healthcare staff within the Trust. 

You will be provided with regular supervision and CPD opportunities during your contract. The department is committed to student training and is approved for A, B and C placements therefore you will be involved in student training. 

The Dietetic Team use electronic patient records, works closely with several Multi-disciplinary Teams and has excellent management support.

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS MAY NOT APPLY

In return we will offer:

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development, together with an opportunity to work across some or all of our 5 sites depending on specialty
  • Support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond
  • Friendly, supportive and caring colleagues
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key facts about our Trust:

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs

Closing Date: 27 January 2021

Interview Date: 10 February 2021

Due to COVID-19 and the Governments guidance on social distancing your interview may be carried out via Microsoft Teams. If this is the case you will be notified in advance so that if you don’t have the app you can download it either on to your phone or computer/laptop. The download is free of charge. Where your interview is face to face, the Trust will ensure social distancing. You will be required to wear a mask on all UHDB premises; this includes Covid-19 secure areas. If you have Covid-19 related symptoms or you have been instructed to self-isolate by track and trace and have been invited for a face to face interview please request a Microsoft Teams interview. 

Trac emails can sometimes go in to your junk mail so please check this for feedback on your application.

 

Armed Forces CovenantStep into healthNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)

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

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Laura Dudsbury - Team Leader

Tel: 01283 511511 ext 2570

Email: laura.dudsbury@nhs.net

 

Suzanne Kirk - Team Leader 

Tel: 01283 511511 ext 2537.

 

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 786187