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Paediatric Dietitian

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 a year PA
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated dietitian, who has a strong interest in paediatrics, to work within the paediatric dietetic team at Northwick Park Hospital. You will have a varied and interesting caseload, including working on the acute ward, paediatric IBD and paediatric outpatient clinics.

We are looking for a dietitian with strong communication, organisation and team working skills. They should be focused on providing a high quality dietetic service which is responsive to the changing needs of the NHS and this patient group.

Main duties of the job

- Acute cover for the paediatric inpatient ward and daycare unit

- Management of the paediatric inflammatory bowel disease caseload and close working the gastroenterology MDT

- General outpatient clinics

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • 4 year degree in Dietetics or equivalent
  • Current HCPC registration


  • Member of BDA Paediatric Specialist Group

Knowledge and experience


  • Significant and varied clinical experience following graduation
  • Previous experience/interest in working within the specialist area of paediatrics
  • Experience of training student dietitians
  • Evidence of commitment to CPD
  • Previous experience of working as part of an MDT
  • Experience of working within a varied, multi-cultural population
  • Experience of conducting audits and /or research



  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Organisational skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Good time management and able to prioritise own work load
  • Ability to liaise with professionals at all levels
  • Able to work well under pressure



  • Computer literacy

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick Park Hospital

Watford Road



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