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Dietitian - Rotational ; Acute & Community

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Crewe, CW1 4QJ
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Are you looking for a Band 5 rotational post could this is the role for you? The dietetic service within Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership has a great opportunity for a newly qualified dietitian or band 5 dietitian, looking for a rotational post, working across our integrated acute and community dietetic service.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will be part of the band 5 rotation gaining clinical experience in both the acute and community dietetic teams. They will develop their dietetic skills within a variety of clinical areas providing a service to in-patients wards and out-patients clinics based at Leighton Hospital, rotating through gastroenterology, surgery, diabetes and stroke. There is also opportunity to work with the community home enteral feeding dietetic team and general practice service offering a wider experience at the start of a career.

Regular huddle meetings supports workload management and enhancing clinical practice, alongside regular supervision with your mentor promoting advancement of your clinical skills and confidence.

The post holder will be involved in on-going health care professional training in nutritional screening /food first advice and structured group patient education linked to their rotation including IBS/FODMAP, cardiac rehabilitation, Gestational Diabetes and T1DM & T2DM . The service has developed virtual training to support and enhance patient care.

Participation in dietetic student training is an important commitment for our service for which the post holder will receive training and guidance prior to involvement

The post holder should have developed communication, interpersonal and organisation skills, be able to prioritise a caseload and seek assistance as appropriate

About us

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) provides good quality, safe and effective healthcare to the people of Cheshire and beyond. The Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford, was established as an NHS Trust in April 1991 and became a Foundation Trust in April 2008.

We employ almost 5,000 members of staff, provide around 540 hospital beds, with a range of services including accident and emergency, maternity, outpatients, therapies, and children's health.

The Trust is also part of Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP), a unique local health partnership that provides a range of community services for people across South Cheshire and Vale Royal.

During the Coronavirus pandemic, the Trust was recognised nationally for its 'Be Safe Be EquiPPEd' campaign, which aimed to make the Trust as safe as possible for staff and patients, through supporting the correct use of PPE.

The results in the 2020 national NHS Staff Survey showed improvements in all elements of the safety culture theme, with 92% of respondents feeling their role made a difference to our patients. We were also recognised nationally for our workforce health and wellbeing initiatives.

At Mid Cheshire, we value our staff and appreciate that in order to give our patients the best quality, compassionate care, we also need to look after our colleagues.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB PURPOSE1. To contribute to the delivery of dietetic services to adult patients across Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust and Central Cheshire as part of the Adult Dietetic Team.2. To managing and prioritising a defined patient caseload on wards at Leighton Hospital, provide a regular general dietetic clinic, community visits and patient education.3. To formulate, deliver and monitor nutritional care plans for referred patients across a range of general wards and outpatient settings.SERVICE DELIVERY1. To practice safely within the professional code of conduct and level of competency for all aspects of work, including the management of patients in your care.2. To deliver the dietetic service to non-complex clinical areas such as General Medicine including cardiology, respiratory medicine and General Surgery includes orthopaedics.

Person Specification



  • HCPC registration pending



  • Acute hospital NHS experience


  • NHS community experience



  • One to one dietetic intervention
  • Group dietetic intervention


  • Enteral feeding

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