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Specialist Dietitian

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum / pro rata
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Dietitian with oncology experience to join our Macmillan Integrated Therapy Service.

You would be joining our current Macmillan Dietetics team (1 x full time Band 7, 1 x full time Band 6 Dietitian and 2.6 x full time Band 4 assistant practitioners)

If you have recently graduated and are unsure if you would meet the requirements of the role a developmental post may be possible .Please contact Mike Davies on 07591948142 to discuss further.

Main duties of the job

To work as a specialist clinician receiving and prioritising referrals for patients with a diagnosis of cancer.

To undertake specialist, comprehensive assessment of patients' nutritional status and formulate nutritional treatment plans to enable patients to withstand the adverse side effects of cancer treatment and be discharged from hospital as quickly as possible.

To attend the relevant Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings to give a specialist Dietetic opinion on treatment plans for current and new patients, ensuring a holistic, timely and patient-centred approach.

The post will be mainly based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital with the requirement to travel to The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford as required.

About us

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in.

Our Vision is to provide excellent care for the communities we serve and is underpinned by four key Values, which have been developed in partnership with our staff, patients, their families and the wider community. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to the Trust vision and values both at interview and in their working practice.

We provide A, B and C student placements and the post holder will play an integral part in student training within the profession. We are fully committed to invest in your training and development and have well established CPD, clinical supervision and Preceptorship programmes.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification



  • Experience in general oncology
  • Degree in Dietetics or equivalent


  • Qualifications in cancer care
  • Experience in cancer care and treatment



  • HCPC and Dietetics Qualifications


  • Communication Training

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Mytton Oak Road



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