Dietetic Business Manager

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated and enthusiastic Business Manager with a can-do attitude to join the busy and forward thinking Public Health Dietetic Team. As Business Manager you will provide business management for the department and management support to the senior team, ensuring our information, reporting and financial systems are effective and efficient and continuously improving across our services.

Our Public Health dietetics team works with partners to build the capacity of communities, working through our Nutrition Skills for Life programme to support healthy lifestyles and prevent malnutrition. Our aim is to equip community-based staff with the nutrition knowledge and skills to incorporate nutrition messages into their work, employ more local people as community food workers and strengthen community food and nutrition input into areas of health inequality.

The successful candidate will work for the Public Health Dietetic team service, based at Riverside Health Centre for 22.5 hours per week.

This is a fixed term for 10 months to cover service needs

Main duties of the job

Your primary responsibility, as direct report to the Strategic Lead of Community Dietetics/Clinical lead for Public Health Dietetics, is to support the senior management team in financial, information and business development /support functions. You will provide more specific management support to the operational leads within this team e.g. reporting on performance management data. You will hold a key responsibility for financial forecasting, budget setting processes, ordering and monitoring. You will be involved in funding bids and new project development within the department.

You will have advanced experience in Office365 and confident in using a range of software packages. As part of your role you will take the lead in updating the current IT systems and databases to Office 365 and supporting team members with this. You will lead on the development of a new staff induction package and oversee all UHB mandatory training provision throughout the team.

You must have a helpful and flexible attitude and a willingness to work as part of a busy team, leading on business and financial management throughout. You must be able to think strategically and use your initiative, approaching new workstreams and new challenges calmly and positively, with an eye for detail. You will work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has an important job to do. What we do matters because it's our job to care for people and keep them well. We all want to do this to the best of our abilities - but we know that good intentions are not always enough.

At Cardiff and Vale University Health Board our values and example behaviours are:
  • We care about the people we serve and the people we work with- Treat people as you would like to be treated and always with compassion
  • We trust and respect one another - Look for feedback from others on how you are doing and strive for better ways of doing things
  • We take personal responsibility - Be enthusiastic and take responsibility for what you do.
  • We treat people with kindness - Thank people, celebrate success and when things go wrong ask 'what can I learn'?
  • We act with integrity- Never let structures get in the way of doing the right thing.

Our values guide the way we work and the way we behave with others. Post holders will be expected at all times to behave in accordance with our values demonstrating commitment to the delivery of high quality services to patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • Previous business/financial management and service planning experience


  • Previous healthcare/NHS experience



  • Communication skills
  • IT literacy



  • Honours degree


  • Business or financial management qualification/diploma

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Riverside Health Centre

Wellington Street, Cardiff CF11 9SH


CF11 9SH

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