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Specialist Renal Dietitian

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year Pa Inclusive
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Band 6 Dietitian to work as part of a team of nine renal dietitians to provide a Specialist Renal Dietetic service at Hammersmith Hospital.

You will be working closely within the supportive environment of the renal specialist team within the West London Renal and Transplant Service. You will be responsible for being part of a dynamic team delivering a high quality, evidence-based clinical service to both in-patients, out-patients and renal satellite dialysis units both remotely and face-to-face to groups and individuals. As part of a renal dietetic team of eight members, you will be involved in service development, student training and may also line manage and mentor junior staff members.

We are a large, high profile, friendly department involved in undergraduate and post graduate medical training. We take placement 1, 2 and 3 and are involved in teaching other health professionals such as medical, nursing and therapy colleagues, as well as medical students. The department is forward thinking and our service delivery is very much influenced by the audits and research projects we carry out which is supported by excellent IT facilities and Quality Improvement initiatives. The department also supports robust CPD for all staff members.

Main duties of the job

To provide an effective specialist dietetic service to the Renal Dietetic service at Imperial College Healthcare Trust within the West London Renal and Transplant Service. To work in conjunction with the clinical dietetic lead in the development, delivery and evaluation of the service. This post covers both in-patient, outpatient and haemodialysis satellite work the individual must demonstrate excellent knowledge or experience of the dietetic management of patients within this specialist area.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Recognised Degree and/or postgraduate diploma
  • Candidates are able to speak and write English to the appropriate standard necessary to fulfil the job requirements
  • Eligible for HCPC registration (Dietitian)


  • Post registration validated professional course e.g. PENG, Renal course



  • Clinical experience of working with complex patients in the acute NHS setting
  • Experience of being involved in audit
  • At least 1-year clinical experience


  • Experience of working in a teaching hospital
  • Experience of working in renal dietetics

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Time management/Organisational skills
  • Computer literacy including email, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Basic nutritional assessment techniques
  • Interpersonal skills

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Hammersmith Hospital


W12 0HS

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