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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 3 x Band 5 Dietitians to join our forward thinking, supportive and motivated acute team of dietitians. The posts are based at Prince Charles Hospital, Royal Glamorgan Hospital and Princess of Wales Hospital. They are full time and permanent positions.

The successful candidates will provide dietetic intervention to inpatients on a variety of hospital wards as well as regular outpatient clinics and education sessions, as required to nursing/medical teams. The candidate will have a key role in student training and will also work closely with a Dietetic Support Worker.

The successful candidate will share our values and vision of an integrated acute dietetic team. You will be joining a forward thinking group of dietitians who are part of a dynamic Dietetic Department of over 90 dietitians and support staff.

The department enjoys a high profile both within the wider Therapies team and across the Health Board and has good clerical and I.T. support. The department fully encourages continuing professionaldevelopment. With protected sessions in job plans we actively support staff to participate and share learning opportunities and experiences.

Main duties of the job

To support the provision of health care, to the people of the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board catchment area. To have clinical responsibility for a varied caseload made up of adult acute patients on enteral feeding and/or oral nutritional supplements. Also outpatient work including general adult dietetic clinics or group education sessions.

To work as part of a multidisciplinary team which will include medical, nursing, therapy and catering staff and other colleagues and agencies both within the hospital and the community.

To work autonomously and work within professional policies, standards and conduct as laid down by the British Dietetic Association, the Health Care Professions Council and Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Dietetic Department.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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



  • BSc. Nutrition & Dietetics or Equivalent Dietetic qualification with state registration. Registered with Health Care Professions Council.
  • Postgraduate CPD where applicable
  • Aware of current developments in Dietetic practise
  • Knowledge of current reports and publications relevant to the post


  • Clinical Supervisory Skills Training
  • Appreciation of factors influencing the health of the local population.



  • Experience of managing mixed clinical caseload
  • Outpatient experience.

Aptitute and Abilities


  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Good motivational skills
  • Computer literate with keyboard skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Postgraduate CPD where applicable
  • Logical approach to problem solving


  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • Presentation skills

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