Eating Disorder Dietitian

Powys Teaching Health Board
To be confirmed
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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

The post holder will provide a Dietetic service for an All Age Eating Disorder service.

Duties will include running outpatient clinics and ward visits as well as offering consultation support with care coordinators, joining MDT discussions and helping to support both children and young people who are experiencing an eating disorder. This will be for both new patient referrals and following up patients already on the caseload.

Main duties of the job

Act as part of the Eating disorder team for the delivery of a comprehensive service to Powys. Work within the British Dietetic Association Professional Code of Conduct and Professional Standards of Practice, and the HCPC Code of Conduct.

Responsible for the continued delivery of an evidence-based nutrition and dietetic service. This will include outpatient clinics, ward visits, nursing home visits and telephone calls.

Prioritise patients in caseload and signpost as appropriate to other specialist services and/or agencies for ongoing treatment.

Work autonomously to provide an expert nutrition advice service to patients, their carers and families and to other healthcare professional colleagues and those from other agencies. This may be through individual Work appropriately within a framework of behavioural approaches and techniques including persuasive, motivational and negotiation to implement highly complex dietetic packages of care.

Keep and maintain records in accordance with HCPC, BDA and PTHB standards.

Maintain strict confidentiality and work within relevant governance frameworks.

About us

Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.

As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.

To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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.

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

Person Specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge


  • Degree Level or Equivalent
  • Membership HCPC
  • Knowledge relevant Dietetics
  • Specialist training relevant to post


  • Membership BDA



  • Significant experience of working in a variety of settings and with a variety of patients
  • Experience of delivering training programmes
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD and awareness of current developments
  • Committment to CPD


  • Experience Student training



  • Demonstrate PTHB Values
  • Able to respond to unpredictable work patterns, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge partnership working
  • Good record keeping skills

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Accurate keyboard skills/ IT
  • Presentation skills
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communications Skills
  • Planning and evaluation skills
  • Ability to work with individuals or groups


  • Abilty to speak Welsh
  • Knowledge of computer nutritional analysis programme

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