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Specialist Dietitian

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a registered dietitian looking for an exciting new post? We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated dietitian with an interest in pancreatology and gastroenterology to join our team. This post will be suitable for a band 5 or band 6 dietitian with wide ranging and varied experience, including experience in managing patients with gastroenterological conditions.

You will manage your own caseload of adult patients, supporting services to designated inpatient and outpatients areas, including support for the complex and regional services in Morriston Hospital.

The SBUHB pancreatic dietitians provide care for patients across South Wales who are having surgery within the Welsh Regional Pancreaticobiliary Surgery Centre. You will also provide support to the inpatient gastroenterology wards, and have a weekly outpatient gastroenterology clinic. You will be working with a 0.8 WTE Band 7 pancreatic dietitian, and as part of an enthusiastic and lively acute adult services team of dietitians. You will also enjoy the support of dietetic assistants and a dietetic assistant practitioner.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a dietitian with experience of working with a wide range of patients and professionals as part of a multi-professional team, providing high quality care. You will have skills in prioritisation and time management, with the ability to work autonomously and flexibly across the setting. You will enjoy the support of a senior mentor and will receive relevant training and support as required. You will be expected to supervise and mentor student dietitians, Dietetic Assistants and junior staff.

We offer both departmental and personal CPD time to support your development and share best practice. Our department is committed to the development of evidenced based practice, research and clinical audit and you will be supported in attending relevant professional networking meetings both locally and nationally, interest groups and CPD opportunities as well as having an annual appraisal.

We are approved for student placements (1, 2 and 3). The Health Board has University status with Colleges of Medicine on site.

We are happy to discuss this position with interested candidates, please contact Caitlin Jones on 01792 703239 for further information.

You can follow us on Twitter @SBUHBDietetics

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

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



  • B.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics or equivalent
  • HCPC Registered
  • Post registration training in relevant area


  • Student clinical educators course



  • Evidence of a wide variety of clinical knowledge at band 5 level
  • Documented evidence of CPD



  • Experience of service delivery in a variety of different clinical settings since HCPC registration.
  • Experience of working with patients with diverse healthcare needs
  • Student training experience


  • Experience of supervising/ mentoring staff
  • Experience working with patients with gastroenterological/pancreatic conditions



  • Effective communication skills with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Group presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively single handedly with individuals
  • Evaluation and audit skills

Personal Attributes


  • Able to respond to unpredictable work patterns and frequent interruptions, prioritising workload in accordance with patient and service need

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Morriston Hospital



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