We have a vacancy in our Oncology rotation, part of our recently developed band 6 Dietetic rotational scheme. As a rotational dietitian, you will have opportunity to further develop your practice in a range of dietetic services across the health board, working closely with experienced dietitians in their specialist area. Starting in Oncology, which is based in the Royal Gwent Hospital, but in-reaching to provide inpatient care in GUH, will give you opportunity to work with cancer specialist dietitians for your first 12 months. You will work in both the inpatient and outpatient settings and support the dietetic care of patients accessing treatment for a range of cancer diagnoses including upper and lower GI and Head and Neck Cancer. Future rotational opportunities include Community Nutrition Support and Acute Critical Care, and as other band 6 vacancies arise, additional specialities will be added to the rotation scheme.Main duties of the job
The specific nature of clinical work will differ with each rotation. The rotational posts will provide an opportunity to provide clinical dietetic support to:
- Designated inpatient wards and outpatient clinics within rotation
- Education to allocated patient education groups- within rotation
- Participate in supporting and supervising band 5 dietitians , student dietitians and support staff in their education and practice
The post holder must have already attained a sound knowledge and understanding of general dietetics and be ready to work independently in a range of speciality services on a rotational basis. Depending on your rotation allocation you may be responsible for a range of dietetic clinics and wards, more specialised clinics for patients requiring support with complex and specialist needs as well as advising public and local authority services in the community.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh 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 speciality 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 descriptionJob 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 SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- BSc Nutrition and Dietetics or equivalent
- HCPC registration
- Dietetic clinical educators course
- Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification
- Able to apply sound knowledge to clinical practice
- Demonstrates understanding of service improvement processes.
- Evidence of good clinical reasoning skills
- Able to demonstrate experience supporting students through placements
- Post registration clinical experience as a dietitian
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience supporting or supervising dietetic support staff
Aneurin Bevan University Health BoardAddress
Rotational - first rotation Royal Gwent Hospital
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