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Specialist Dietitian (Stroke and Gastroenterology)

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a dietitian with some existing post registration experience to join our team of Acute Specialist Dietitians within Gwent. This one-year fixed term role is based in Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr (YYF) which is easily commutable from Cardiff and Newport and is the Enhanced Local General Hospital which will host all ABUHB Stroke Rehab beds when they cohort to one site towards the end of 2023.

As the successful candidate you will support the Stroke Lead Dietitian, covering 3 days of inpatient Dietetics for the Stroke Rehab and General Medicine patients on the YYF site. To make the hours up to full time you will also cover 2 Dietetic Gastro or Coeliac clinics a week from the YYF site which will be a mixture of face to face and virtual consultations. You will be familiar with current guidelines for Stroke and Gastroenterology and have some existing experience managing the dietetic care of one of these specialist patient groups.

Main duties of the job

Professional development needs will be supported through our CPD programme and regular reviews with the relevant Lead Dietitians.

Whilst based in Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, this specialist team has a health board wide remit and the successful post holders may be required or could request to cover clinical work in other health board locations.

As part of the Clinical Futures programme, our dietetic team has evolved to provide cover across the 4 acute hospital sites. We are a team of 32 dietitians working across the specialities of Nutrition Support, Gastroenterology, Stroke, Oncology and Diabetes and work with a team of 14 dietetic support and admin staff. We value both staff and service development and actively participate in the dietetic student training programme for Wales.

Our core department hours are 8.30 - 4.30 but we work flexibly and within our guidance there will be scope for you to adjust working hours to fit around personal commitments.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification

UK Registration


  • HCPC registered Dietitian


  • Professional membership of specialist group or supporting charity



  • BSc / PG dip in Dietetics
  • Clinical educators course


  • Module studied to Masters level
  • Post graduate course related to specialty



  • Good standard of written communication


  • Supervisory skills with junior team members
  • Group teaching and facilitation skills



  • Post registration experience working in relevant specialist area of clinical dietetics


  • Existing NHS experience

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr

Ystrad Mynach


CF82 7GP

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