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Specialist Dietitian - Renal

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to new research opportunities within the team, we have an exciting opportunity within our growing renal dietetic team at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. We are looking for a forward thinking dietitian to join our team of 10 renal dietitians, based at City Campus. You will become an integral member of our multidisciplinary team delivering high quality patient-centred renal dietetic across Nottinghamshire. We are an exceptional, dynamic and supportive team with a strong MDT ethos and focus on patient outcomes. Full training will be provided as part of this role. Experience in renal is desirable but it is not essential. We provide excellent training to dietitian new to renal and to existing experienced renal dietitians.

Main duties of the job

You will support the nutritional needs of people with kidney disease in the inpatient, outpatient and dialysis settings. As part of this role you will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE). You will have the opportunity to develop your skills as a renal dietitian. You will work closely with the wider multidisciplinary team and support projects to enhance the expected high quality care provided. You will need to be dedicated and show ambition to continually evaluate working practices to ensure a safe and quality service. Your work and development will be supported by the more experienced dietitians who will assist you to engage in audit, research and contribute to service development. As the role will include traveling to our satellite units, it would be desirable to have a full UK driving license and access to a car (but not essential).

About us

With over 17,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.Detailed job description and person specificationPlease refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details.

Job description

Job responsibilities

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

You should have experience of working as a dietitian, have excellent communication skills, self-motivation, have a flexible approach and the ability to manage your own time and buys workload within a supportive team. Nutritional support skills are essential. It would be desirable to have renal and/or diabetes experience, although you will receive full training as part of this role. Your will be working as a renal dietitian in our wards as well as outpatients clinics and dialysis units. You will work closely with the renal MDT as well as other specialties. You will deliver nutritional counselling and utilise behavioural change techniques to enable patients to manage their condition and improve their quality of life. Please refer to the job description and personal specification attached.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Qualified Dietitian
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council.


  • Member of BDA including specialist group.



  • Experience of working as a registered dietitian
  • Able to apply additional depth of knowledge gained through experience to specialist area.


  • Experience of working in relevant specialist area/s.



  • Evidence of verbal and non verbal communication

Analytical and Judgement skill


  • Evidence of complex decision making

Ability to travel off site


  • willing to travel


  • car driver with access to car

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


City Campus

Hucknall Road



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164- 5615849

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