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Specialist Gastroenterology Dietitan

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke On Trent
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to provide dietetic care and for patients presenting with gastroenterological illnesses within an acute hospital , you will be leading the dietetic service for Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

The Gastroenterology department at the University Hospitals of North Midlands care for the needs of the Staffordshire population, it is a regional centre for Upper GI cancer, as well as non transplant hepatology. The department has 15 Gastroenterologists and Clinical Nurse specialists . The Gastroenterology department has an interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Hepatology, Nutrition and Functional Disease

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be working within inpatient and outpatient caseloads working closely with a well-established dietetic team which comprises of 58 dietitians and dietetic assistants in a range of specialties. We have a Gastroenterology Ward with 36 inpatient beds.

The post holder will be a lead Dietitian for Gastroenterology, working within the Adult Acute team. supporting dietitians and dietetic assistants within the specialty. There will be responsibility for inputting into the planning and delivery of student training and support of Dietitian Apprentices.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification



  • BSc (Hons) Degree in Dietetics or equivalent with current state registration
  • Completed accredited FODMAP training
  • Clinical supervisory skills training
  • Evidence of completion of leadership training (e.g. Edward Jenner or local trust equivalent)


  • Completion of PENG Clinical Update Course



  • Significant broad theoretical and practical experience of gastroenterology and heptology dietetics.
  • Experience in treating complex gastroenterology conditions Experience in the management of patient's with complex nutritional issues (e.g. Eating Disorders, Dysmotility)
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary team working and care co-ordination
  • xperience of delivering care to people in acute clinical settings and outpatient settings within NHS.


  • Experience in managing parenteral nutrition
  • Evidence of completion of clinical audit

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke University Hospital

Newcastle Road

Stoke On Trent


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