Graduate Dietitian

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a registered (or soon to be registered) Dietitian to join our dedicated and supportive team. We welcome applications from candidates interested in full or part-time work.

This rotational post will provide you with excellent experience in general dietetics, working with a variety of patients in an inpatient and outpatient setting. Rotations include opportunities to work along specialist colleagues in renal, general medicine, diabetes, nutrition support, community & paediatrics. We provide a supportive environment for new graduates to develop skills, knowledge and confidence through our AHP preceptorship programme.

Our Nutrition & Dietetic Service has excellent relationships with our MDT colleagues and our well respected team of 30 provide a service to the ethnically diverse populations of Wolverhampton & Cannock. We provide clinical placements for dietetics students throughout the year. The Trust also has a multi-disciplinary preceptorship programme to support your development as a new Graduate Dietitian.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for planning and implementing dietetic care for patients in ward, clinic and community environments.

You will also have an educational role, participating in training of student dietitians and other health care professionals as well as delivering group education to patients and to community groups.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achievednumerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be responsible for a clinical caseload, and work with patients and carers, MDT colleagues and other agencies to deliver effective evidence based care in a variety of settings. In addition to your clinical role you will contribute to a variety of audit and quality improvement projects undertaken by the team.

Please see the full job description and person specification attached to the vacancy on the Trust website.

Person Specification



  • HCPC Registration/registration imminent



  • Working with a diverse range of patients and different clinical conditions
  • Project work including service improvement and audit



  • Work effectively as a member of a dietetic and wider MDT
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively to professional and service user groups
  • Ability to translate dietetic theory into practical advice to promote dietary change. with a range of patient groups
  • Ability to manage & prioritise a clinical caseload
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust


New Cross Hospital


WV10 0QP

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