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BAND 5 Dietitian

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you about to graduate as a new dietitian or a newly qualified dietitian?

We at MSE hospital have an exciting opportunity for a band 5 Dietitian. Join our friendly team with many specialities. We support team working and encourage innovation and progression.

You will join an enthusiastic and motivated dietetic team with 2 Dietetic assistants and 2 other Band 5 Dietitians . The post will be a rotational post within the acute setting.

You will have ongoing support from senior members of the team and the opportunity to shadow and develop clinical skills in speciality areas that interest you .

We are also committed to supporting ongoing personal development and we are also a dedicated department for student training.

As a key member of the team you will cover a varied and challenging caselaod in a supportive environment including inpatients and outpatients .

If you are interested in the role and believe you hold the qualities we require, then apply today!

Previous applicants need not apply.

Main duties of the job

To act as a source of expertise in the dietary management and treatment of a diverse range of conditions for patients, healthcare professionals, and the general public and the media. To manage a clinical caseload encompassing but not exclusively in a range of in-patients from medical, surgical, cardiothoracic, orthopaedic and care of the elderly wards, and out-patient clinics in both hospital and community settings.

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

We are looking for an enthusiastic dietitian with good communication skills, who is excellent , compassionate and respectful.

Please refer to the job description and personal specification attached.

Person Specification



  • BSc (Hons) or postgraduate equivalent in Dietetics
  • HCPC/Applied for HCPC.


  • Experience of working in an Acute Setting



  • communication skills - Excellent written skills


  • Evidence of CPD
  • Presentation skills

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Court road



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