Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a newly qualified Dietitian, or soon to graduate? Are you looking to return to practice in Dietetics, or perhaps an existing Band 5 Dietitian keen for an exciting and varied new role to advance your career? Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust may just be the perfect place for you to join us as a Rotational Dietitian to further your experience. We pride ourselves on being an incredibly friendly and welcoming department, regularly receiving feedback from Student Dietitians and colleagues that we are like one big, supportive family.

Our work is well respected by colleagues across our organisation, with close working links between Dietetics, Speech and Language Therapy and our national award-winning Nutrition Nurse service. We also work closely with our community counterparts, with a focus on seamless and quality patient care.

Main duties of the job

You will join a Band 5 rotational programme, providing the opportunity to support dietetic services in a wide range of clinical areas and gaining experience in working alongside Specialist and Advanced Dietitians and established multidisciplinary teams in areas including Respiratory, Stroke, Neurosciences, Oncology, Gastroenterology and more.

This position involves working in a variety of clinical settings including inpatients, outpatients and you will get the opportunity to contribute to patient education programmes, such as cardiac rehabilitation. Excellent communication skills and a high standard of personal organisation and time management are essential

About us

We have an established student training programme supporting students from Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Chester and University of Central Lancashire.

You will gain experience and training in the support of Student Dietitians on their P2 and P3 placements with our team. You would join a team of nearly 40 experienced and forward-thinking Dietitians, Dietetic Support Workers and Administrative staff. We are committed to the continuing professional development of our team and will provide you with structured competency-based learning and development opportunities as part of your role, including opportunity for service development and clinical audit experience.

We also encourage peer-supervision with a graduate peer-support network and we are devoted to your wellbeing, with a number of Trust initiatives available to support staff.

We invite you to come and join our team for this exciting opportunity!

If you are interested in this post or would like further information please contact: Kate Castelli, Adult Team Lead Dietitian on 01772 522467.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be based at the Royal Preston Hospital site within the Adult Dietetics Team and may also be required to work at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Experience


  • Range of clinical placements whilst on student training
  • Experience of working within the MDT on clinical placement


  • Clinical placement within a hospital setting

Qualifications & Education


  • HPC registration
  • Degree / post graduate degree in Nutrition and dietetics
  • Commitment to CPD
  • CPD portfolio


  • Member of the British Dietetic association

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane



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