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Diabetes Dietitian

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke On Trent
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata per annum
Closing date
30 May 2023

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Dietitian, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is looking for a dietitian experienced in diabetes care or wishing to gain further experience in diabetes to work alongside our multi-disciplinary diabetes team. The post holder would work within diabetes 3 days per week in outpatient settings (part time applications are welcomed) For a fulltime post, the other 2 days could be plus either inpatient acute medicine, or general dietetic outpatient clinics to be discussed and agreed with the successful candidate

This would be supporting the dietetic service across its sites at Royal Stoke / County Hospital and Shelton Primary Care Centre.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be mainly based from our Royal Stoke site working in a team of dietitians and specialist diabetes nurses covering outpatient areas , they will link with the adult acute team at both sites and may be required to work at County Hospital at request of the Acute team leads or UHNM Chief Dietitian. The successful applicant will have relevant clinical experience in diabetes care. The post holder will advise outpatients in face to face, telephone and virtual group sessions. This will include covering gestational diabetes clinic,s.You will develop and take part in patient education events, including Carbohydrate Counting groups, student training and staff teaching. You will support the team in audit and service developments. This post is ideal for a dietitian wishing to further develop their clinical expertise in diabetes with an optional slant of inpatient acute medicine or primary care; we have a good track record of introducing our dietitians to specialities and supporting career aspirations.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Covering booked outpatient clinics for people living with Diabetes as part of a specialist Tier 4 service, including Gestational diabetes.

For full details, please see attached job description

Person Specification



  • HCPC Registered Dietitian

Knowledge, Skills, Training


  • oBroad theoretical and practical experience of diabetes and medicine or primary care dietetics.
  • oEvidence of professional development
  • oExperience of delivering care to people with diabetes in clinical settings
  • oAble to organise own caseload


  • oDAFNE or BERTIE training Insulin pump training.
  • oExperience of working in NHS

Personal qualities


  • oFlexible
  • oAble to work as an autonomous practitioner - set own priorities and meet daily clinical deadlines
  • oActs to support and enable effective teamwork

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