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Specialist Dietitian - Home Enteral Tube Feeding (Clinical Community)

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Looking for a new challenge? Excited by the opportunity to make a real difference to quality of life and transform health services? Want to live and work in an outstandingly beautiful area with beaches and mountains on your doorstep?

This specialist role allows the opportunity to focus and develop dietetic knowledge and skills on the provision of service to those receiving Home Enteral Tube Feeding (HETF). Working alongside our specialist nutrition nurses you will manage a caseload of those receiving HETF across Anglesey and Gwynedd. You will also lead support to people with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). You will provide nutritional assessment, care plans and support to patients, families and carers at clinic, by telephone and in home visits as appropriate. You also will be offered the opportunity to maintain skills across other dietetic areas including specialist area of your interest e.g. diabetes, renal, gastroenterology.

Our Dietitians are encouraged and supported in considering improved and more effective ways of working. You will develop and broaden your leadership and team working skills, through sharing your innovative approaches and leading on audit, projects and training.

All our Dietitians have annual appraisals to identify development needs, with all requests for study leave considered.

We pride ourselves on the importance we give to staff well-being and enjoying working as a team.

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical nutritional advice and support to patients receiving home enteral tube feeding within the community settings within outpatient clinics, by telephone and in patients' own homes and care homes when necessary.

To work in partnership with primary care and community care settings..

To carry out audit and establish new and innovative working practices in collaboration with health, social services and other agencies.

To liaise with other disciplines and agencies in order to ensure co-ordination of care.

To liaise with dietetic colleagues to develop appropriate resources for service delivery, reviewing and updating content to meet changing demands.

Supervising and training Dietitians, Dietetic Assistants and students.

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

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job 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 Specification



  • BSc Dietetics
  • HCPC registration


  • Member of special interest group
  • Working towards Msc qualification



  • Experience of working within specialist area


  • Evidence of service development
  • Clinical educations course



  • Communciation
  • Organisation, time management
  • Teaching


  • IT skills
  • Risk management
  • Welsh language skills

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


West Area BCUHB

Bodfan, near Ysbyty Eryri, Caernarfon, Gwynedd


LL55 2YE

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