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Dietitian

Band 5

Main area
Dietetics
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-CDCS-BUR-0288-C
Site
Queens Hospital Burton
Town
Burton-on-Trent
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/06/2022 23:59
Interview date
13/07/2022

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

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.

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.

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

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

Job overview

A new opportunity has arisen for a motivated, innovative dietitian with excellent communication, organisation and team working skills

We welcome existing Dietitians as well as newly qualified and student Dietitian’s awaiting HCPC registration to apply for this post who are keen to develop skills and experience across a wide range of clinical areas in both inpatients and outpatients. You will be an integral part of the dietetic and multi-professional teams at UHDB providing a service to inpatients and outpatients by undertaking comprehensive clinical, educational and administrative duties and responsibilities.

You will be part of the acute dietetic team based at Queens Hospital Burton however we also cover the community hospitals in Lichfield and Tamworth and there may be the opportunity for cross site working at Royal Derby Hospital. Our team at Queens Hospital consists of 13 Dietitians, 2 Dietetic Assistant Practitioners and a Secretary. 

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

 

Main duties of the job

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. 

To be responsible for own caseload, whilst working under the indirect supervision of a senior dietitian.

CPD takes the form of regular formal training, peer review, case conferences, clinical reasoning, audit, use of evidence based practice and research. 

As an autonomous practitioner, the dietitian provides education, clinical support and advice to all members of the multi-professional team.

Closing date of applications - 29 June 2022

Interview date - 13 July 2022

Working for our organisation

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

  • A variety of flexible working options
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • 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 – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • 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

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB – this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person specification

Qualification

Essential criteria
  • Degree level Dietetic qualification or working towards this qualification
  • HCPC registration

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Clinical experience in a variety of acute settings
  • Relevant NHS experience

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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
Laura Dudsbury
Job title
Dietetic team leader
Email address
laura.dudsbury@nhs.net
Telephone number
01283 511511
Additional information

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 / 07385 367224