Paediatric Dietitian in Paediatric Gastroenterology and Gastrosurgery

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa pro rata incl HCAS (20%)
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a band 6 dietitian to join our team of 12 paediatric dietitians and 4 paediatric dietetic assistants, to expand their skills in the area of paediatric dietetics. We require a motivated and innovative dietitian with good clinical skills and a some knowledge in the area of paediatric dietetics. You will have good interpersonal skills and an ability to work well as part of a team.

We are a base trainer for student dietitians and are actively involved in the training of other staff.

To assist you, the department has good I.T. facilities and secretarial support.

Main duties of the job

The post offers an excellent opportunity to gain further experience in a wide range of general and specialist paediatric dietetics with an emphasis on gastroenterology. The trust is a regional centre for paediatric gastrosurgery and intestinal failure and you will be working closely with our 3 consultant gastroenterologists and 2 other gastroenterology Dietitians, to provide care for neonates and children with gastro-related disorders. You will also gain experience in other specialist areas such as neonatology, PICU, ketogenic diets, allergy, diabetes, neurology, oncology, trauma and HIV. Additionally, you will also work as part of a larger team of dietitians in this busy London teaching hospital.

About us

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provide services from two main hospitals, St George's Hospital and Queen Mary's Hospital, and two health centres, St Johns Therapy Centre, and The Nelson Centre.

With over 9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, we are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.

Our main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.

Job description

Job responsibilities

**Please see the attached supporting job description and person specification document, which contains more information about the role and requirements. Please ensure your application refers to the job description and person specification**

Person Specification



  • BSc Dietetics
  • HCPC current registration
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Membership of BDA and relevant specialist group (ESPGHAN, BSPGHAN)



  • At least 2 years in NHS
  • At least 1 year in Paediatrics
  • Experience in teaching and education to patient groups and healthcare professionals


  • Clinical experience of working in specialist area (paediatrics / gastroenterology)



  • Excellent IT skills Motivation and behavioural change skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with people from a wide variety of backgrounds

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St Georges Hospital

Blackshaw Road


SW17 0QT

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