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Dietitian - Specialist Outreach Service

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 per annum
Closing date
29 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Dietitian - Specialist Outreach Service (Cardiovascular Disease, Neurology, Home Enteral Feeding)

Are you graduating or recently qualified as a dietitian, wishing to gain experience working in a community setting or to consolidate your dietetic experience before moving onto a more specialised role?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated dietitian to join our friendly and supportive team, providing specialist dietetic outreach services to adults living in Bradford.

Applicants must be HCPC registered dietitians, who have obtained relevant clinical dietetic experience, and who are car drivers with access to a car.

The post is offered on a part-time basis up to 35 hours per week and informal enquiries are encouraged

Main duties of the job

Supported by the Dietitian Team Lead and working alongside a wider team providing services to learning disabilities/mental health, home enteral feeding (HEF) and proactive care, you will provide a dietetic service, including HEF to adults with CVD (coronary heart disease, heart failure or stroke) or neurological conditions.

You will manage your own caseload of patients and enjoy a varied workload including individual dietetic consultations, community home visits and group education. Flexible working (including some working from home) is supported in this role and applications for part-time hours are welcomed.

You will have a drive to develop yourself and others to improve patient care and deliver the values of Bradford Nutrition and Dietetic Services - Leading Nutrition, Valuing People and Showing Our Worth. All newly qualified dietitians are encouraged and supported to participate in the Trust's Preceptorship programme.

You will fully participate in the training of 'B' and 'C' Placement student dietitians.

About us

Bradford's Nutrition & Dietetic Service is a dynamic team of over 60 Dietitians working in Acute, Community and Primary Care settings, supported by an excellent clerical team with good IT and library facilities.

Bradford is a vibrant, diverse, multicultural city with a wide range of entertainment and leisure activities available locally. There are good road and rail networks to Leeds and the M62 corridor, and easy access to the Yorkshire Dales and the South Pennines.

You can find out more at: & on Twitter@BTHFTdietitians

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached for the job description document for this post for further details in regards to the main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • Aware that the post may require you to work across the Bradford District in a variety of locations and settings (including patients own homes, care homes and other community locations) & will include some lone working.
  • Aware of the flexible hours nature of the post and that the post requirements may change due to future service developments
  • Able to fulfil occupational health requirements for the post (with reasonable adjustments if necessary)
  • Access to own transport
  • Current UK Driving Licence (reasonable adjustments will be considered)



  • Competent with a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to organise workload
  • Good presentation skills, both written and verbal,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for developing good working relationships,
  • Excellent communication skills including observation, listening, behaviour change and empathy


  • Ability to facilitate patient education sessions effectively
  • Skills in electronic patient record (especially SystmOne)



  • Awareness of the NHS Constitution and your responsibilities to the public, patients and colleagues
  • Knowledge of equality and diversity issues, and how this affects visitors, patients and staff
  • Knowledge of the principles of student-centred learning and reflective practice
  • Understanding of information governance and confidentiality
  • Competent in core areas of dietetic practice


  • Language relevant to the population of the Bradford District and Craven
  • Awareness of the different dietary and social needs of the Bradford and Craven District
  • Awareness of lone working principles



  • Recent experience in an area relevant to the post (CVD, neurology, enteral feeding)
  • Comprehensive pre-registration clinical experience in NHS Dietetics.


  • Experience working as band 5 dietitian in either a hospital or community setting
  • Teaching and training experience
  • Experience of community/voluntary groups (not necessarily in dietetic capacity)



  • Registered Dietitian with the Health Care Professions Council
  • Degree or Post-graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics


  • MSc in a relevant subject
  • Completion of a course in Clinical Supervisory Skills
  • Member of British Dietetic Association (BDA)
  • Recent relevant post-registration qualifications
  • Teaching qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospital



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