Paediatric Dietitian-Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
31 May 2023

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

Are you a Band 5 or Band 6 Dietitian who is looking for a fantastic opportunity to develop paediatric skills working within a dynamic team in a busy acute environment? We are looking for a Dietitian to join our team of 4 Advanced Paediatric Dietitians, and Dietetic Assistant. The team is based at Peterborough City Hospital and cover the paediatric unit at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon. You will provide both inpatient and outpatient paediatric services with a varied caseload, and with a responsibility for dietetic gastroenterology clinics. There will be opportunities to develop skills within Cystic Fibrosis, Allergy, Eating Disorders and Neonatology. There will be a requirement to travel between sites according to service need (Easy access by train or car). The Dietetic team has close working links with health visiting teams, the Community Children's nurses, the Community Dietetic team and with colleagues in the paediatric tertiary centres. We support the training of Students from the University of Hertfordshire.

Applicants interested in part time or full time will be considered. Band 5 development or Band 6 appointment, depending upon experience.

Main duties of the job

  • This is a specialist Dietetic role within the Nutrition & Dietetic Service with a focus on providing a Dietetic service in paediatrics.
  • To provide specialist Dietetic advice and support to an inpatient and outpatient paediatric caseload, with a focus on general paediatrics and gastroenterology, working across Trust sites as required
  • To provide supervision to the Dietetic Assistant Practitioner as required

To work effectively and efficiently as an autonomous dietetic practitioner within uni-professional and multi-professional team environments in the hospital setting, ensuring safe, efficient and effective delivery of patient focussed care in line with identified evidence based practice, local and national standards

About us

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.

Benefits to you
  • 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff);
  • NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities;
  • Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays;
  • Career development and training;
  • Wellbeing support and activities;
  • In-house physiotherapy Service;
  • On-site canteens with subsidised meals;
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free).
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details regarding this role, please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached to the post

Person Specification



  • Degree in Nutrition & Dietetics or Degree followed by a Masters in Dietetics
  • HCPC Registered Dietitian



  • Acute Hospital Experience
  • Experience or interest in working in Paediatric Dietetics



  • Knowledge of dietetic gastroenterological interventions



  • Good level of clinical Reasoning

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