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Specialist Dietitian - Clinical Community / Nutrition Support

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Dietitian, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Looking for a new challenge? Excited by the opportunity to make a real difference to quality of life and transform health services? Want to live and work in an outstandingly beautiful area with beaches and mountains on your doorstep? Then come and join our team based in North West Wales.

As a Specialist Dietitian for Nutrition Support you will work to establish a focus on nutritional assessment and treatment of malnutrition in the Community.

You will develop and broaden your leadership and team working skills, through sharing your innovative approaches and leading on projects and training. You will be encouraged and supported in considering improved and more effective ways of working.

Benefits of working with us include:

Study leave

All our Dietitians have annual appraisals to identify development needs, with all requests for study leave considered.


You would be encouraged and supported in considering improved and more effective ways of working. Our Dietitians have recently worked with ITV, BBC Radio Cymru and local radio stations to profile raise our profession.

Work-Life Balance

We pride ourselves on the importance we give to staff wellbeing and enjoying working as a team. Our staff regularly enjoy free time in an outstandingly beautiful area with beaches and mountains on the doorstep.

Main duties of the job

To work in partnership with primary care and community care settings..

To provide clinical nutritional advice to patients in community settings in community hospitals, care homes, GP practices, outpatient clinics and in patients' own homes when necessary.

To establish new and innovative working practices in collaboration with health, social services and other agencies.

To liaise with other disciplines and agencies in order to ensure co-ordination of care.

To liaise with dietetic colleagues to develop appropriate resources for service delivery, reviewing and updating content to meet changing demands.

Supervising and training Dietitians, Dietetic Assistants and students.

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

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted 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

Person Specification



  • BSc Dietetics
  • HCPC registration


  • Member of special interest group
  • Working towards Msc qualification



  • Experience of working within specialist area


  • Evidence of service development
  • Clinical educations course



  • Communciation
  • Organisation, time management
  • Teaching


  • IT skills
  • Risk management
  • Welsh language skills

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) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


West Area BCUHB

Bodfan, near Ysbyty Eryri, Caernarfon, Gwynedd


LL55 2YE

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