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Specialist Nutrition Support Dietitian ( Rotational Post )

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for your next Challenge ? Are you a motivated Dietetic team player ?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a band 6 role in Nutritional support ( rotational position ) .

We will also consider Band 5 dietitians who have at least 6 months postgraduate experience and training will be given for competencies to be completed for dietitians to reach this Band 6 role .

We would love you to join our team in this nutrition support role to help you expand your knowledge in many areas including Gastroenterology , Surgery , Head and Neck Cancers , Oncology , Critical Care and Burns .

You will be working within established multidisciplinary teams providing expert nutritional advice to patients while supporting and educating the wider team to provide patient centred care . There will be support in all areas from Advanced Specialist Dietitians to facilitate your learning .

Although these are permanent roles , applicants who are interested in part time can also be considered and accomodated if able .

Main duties of the job

  • To work as an autonomous Specialist Dietitian and provide a comprehensive and effective dietetic service.
  • To work very closely with the multi-disciplinary teams.
  • To provide assessment, management and education for acute patients requiring specialist dietetic and nutrition intervention.
  • To provide training and advice to health care professionals on the dietary management of their patients.
  • To audit and evaluate the outcome of the service provided.

  • You will be able to demonstrate evidence to support the following list of knowledge and skills attributable to the post and progress

    About us

    Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

    We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

    From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

    We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    For full details about this varied and rewarding role, please see attached job description, but some of the job description include

    You will join an enthusiastic and motivated dietetic team who cover many clinical specialties of the hospital .

    Youinterest you.will have ongoing support from senior members of the team and opportunity to shadow and develop clinical skills in many speciality areas .
    For further details / informal visits contact: Name Bridget Lee Dietetic Service Manager 01245 514236 bridget

    Person Specification



    • BSc (Hons) or postgraduate equivalent in Dietetics
    • HCPC



    • Minimum 6 months experience post grad


    • Evidence of Multi Professional Team Working



    • Previous experience in an Acute Trust


    • Evidence Of CPD and presentation skills



    • Excellent communication and written skills

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



    Court Road


    CM1 7ET

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