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Specialist Dietitian

Employer
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
East Grinstead
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Profession
Dietitian
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Queen Victoria Hospital is a specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services for people across the South of England as well as valuable community services for the population of East Grinstead and the surrounding areas.

We have an opportunity for a dynamic, self-motivated Dietitian with a wide range of dietetic experience to join our Nutrition & Dietetic Team.

This will be a part time position working 18.75 hour per week.

*Previous applicants need not apply*

Main duties of the job

You will work closely with experienced Dietitians, Speech and Language Therapists, Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists and dedicated primary care colleagues predominantly in an outpatient and community setting.

You will liaise closely with other health and social care professionals as well as patients, family and carers. Therefore excellent communication skills are essential.

You will have responsibility for the caseload management of individuals referred into the service and deliver appropriate therapeutic interventions to achieve agreed realistic goals and ensure safe and timely discharge from Therapy services.We offer excellent continuing professional development, clinical and managerial supervision and encourage staff to actively engage with service development and improvement.

The department fosters close networks with other community based service and hospital teams, including in-service training and study days. As part of the Nutrition & Dietetic service you will be encouraged to develop new skills and to participate in a wide variety of continuing professional development activities. There will be opportunities to widen your experience in our Burns & Plastics and Head & Neck Cancer services.

About us

Rated GOOD overall with outstanding care by the CQC. A specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services across the South of England and beyond.

A centre of excellence, with an international reputation for pioneering advanced techniques and treatments. Everything we do is informed by our passion for providing the highest quality care and the best clinical outcomes.

At QVH we are proud of our achievements and our specialist services continue to record excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We regularly receive excellent results from patient satisfaction surveys and on average 98% of inpatients say they would recommend the hospital to their family or friends.

Our success is underpinned by the skills and enthusiasm of our staff and a strong culture of partnership. We are fully committed to training and development of the workforce with support for continuing education and learning.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide a high standard dietetic service to both inpatients and outpatients of the Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, with the majority of workload being community based.

To provide cover to the Senior Clinical Dietitian in periods of leave/absence having developed specialist knowledge and expertise.

To have responsibility for own caseload, including patients in their own homes and nursing homes. Working without direct supervision.

You can find further details about the job, organisational structure and benefits information of being a QVH employee in the attached Job Description and other supporting documents.

If you like what you have read and think you have the skills and experience we need then don't delay, apply today!

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • Recognised Dietetic Degree Qualification or equivalent or able to demonstrate specialist knowledge within this field through practical experience.
  • Evidence of successful completion of post graduate courses


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of nutrition support, community dietetics and paediatric dietetics


Desirable

  • NHS experience
  • Audit and Research experience


Employer details

Employer name

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Victoria Hospital

East Grinstead

RH19 3DZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

276-5792782-JT

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