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Bank Specialist Community Dietitian

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
King's Lynn
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Band 7
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic to join our dietetic team as a bank Specialist Community Dietitian.

You should be able to demonstrate the ability to work within a changing environment and have good communication skills and provide evidence of ongoing professional development relevant to the post.

This post can involve a combination of face to face and remote working subject to agreement and ensuring the needs of the service are able to bemet.

Main duties of the job

Working in partnership with Dietetic colleagues and other health-care professionals, to be responsible for the delivery of the Nutrition and Dietetic service to the community, including designated GP surgeries in West Norfolk.
  • To manage a caseload of patients using evidence-based/client centred principles for a range of complex physical and psychological conditions.
  • To provide line management and clinical supervision to Junior Dietitians and Dietetic Assistants.
  • To be an expert advisor in the nutritional care of patients admitted to hospital.
  • To take an active part in the training of student dietitians, all levels of healthcare professionals and medical staff on nutrition and therapeutic diets for patients with a range of complex physical and psychological conditions.
  • To lead on risk assessment and management within the department.
  • To maintain team working with other Band 7 Dietitians in the general day to day management of the department.

About us

Trust is a 500-bed district general hospital which competes on a national level in a number of areas. We are the only acute provider within a 40 miles radius and have a key role as part of the local health economy.

We are an incredibly friendly and forward thinking Trust, which places a great emphasis on the importance of staff in providing the best possible healthcare for the people of West Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.

In recent years, the building has received a number of exciting renovation projects, which are aimed to provide a good experience for our patients but also for our hard working teams. We can now boast some of the best surgical theatres in the country, a specialist Breast Care Unit and a Midwife Led Birth Unit.

We have a strong ethos of being part of a team with everyone being valued and playing their part to achieve the future success of the hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for further information regarding this exciting opportunity.

Person Specification

Qualifications/training and professional development


  • Dietetics Degree Qualification
  • Health Professions Council Registration to Practice


  • Member of British Dietetic Association



  • Solid post graduate clinical dietetic experience with experience as a junior dietitian gaining insight across a wide range of clinical areas which includes all the main dietetic specialities
  • Involvement in the training of student dietitians

Skills, abilities, and knowledge


  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Able to use basic Windows applications and nutritional software.
  • Able to work under own initiative
  • Ability to liaise with professionals at all levels

Employer details

Employer name

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT


The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Gayton Road

King's Lynn

PE30 4ET

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