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Specialist Dietitian (Diabetes)

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year Pro rata inc HCA Dependent on experience
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
The postholder is one of a team of specialist diabetes dietitians providing a highly specialised dietetic service within the multidisciplinary diabetes services at King's. The Denmark Hill site serves a population of people living with type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes in a mainly outpatient setting. Clinical care is now provided via both telemedicine and face-to face in 1:1 and group settings (including newly diagnosed groups, carbohydrate counting education and DAFNE).

Main duties of the job

This 0.6wte post will predominantly lead the transition diabetes and young adult dietetic services within the multidisciplinary adult and paediatric diabetes teams. The post holder will oversee the provision of a collaborative and comprehensive care pathway bridging our paediatric and adult multidisciplinary diabetes services. This post will also provide support to the adult diabetes services including regular provision to our DAFNE courses and occasional support to our antenatal diabetes service.

This post supports the adult multidisciplinary diabetes team, contribution to a collaborative and comprehensive pathway of care including provision of DAFNE courses. The postholder will take responsibility for planning and providing diabetes dietetic care to DAFNE training, Type 1 Diabetes and antenatal diabetes services.

About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c�1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reach is our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King's to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to detailed Job Description and Person Specification for this Specialist Diabetes Dietitian position

Person Specification



  • HCPC registered (Dietitian)
  • Postgraduate experience of working in diabetes
  • DAFNE trained or similar type 1 diabetes structured education programme
  • Ability to work as part of a team, identifying and leading on service change
  • Able to maintain effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders


  • A recognised and appropriate postgraduate diabetes course
  • Member of the BDA Diabetes Specialist Group (DSG)

Employer details

Employer name

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


King's College Hospital,

Denmark Hill



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