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Specialist Dietitian (Gastroenterology)

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
Are you a Dietitian looking to develop your skills in the rewarding speciality of Gastroenterology? We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative dietitian with some existing post registration experience to join us for a one year fixed term opportunity due to an internal secondment within the team.

We will support your development within this role via our CPD programme and regular reviews with the relevant Lead Dietitians. Funding to complete related courses e.g. FODMAP, or relevant BDA courses will be provided.

This post is a fixed term contract until 28 February 2025 to cover the needs of the service

Main duties of the job

Your role will primarily involve dietetic care of Gastro patients in the inpatient setting at Grange University Hospital (GUH). However you will also have some opportunity to cover outpatient work via a mixture of face to face, video and telephone clinics and virtual group education via MS Teams. The caseload for this role will be agreed with the successful candidate but it is envisaged to be 3-4 ward cover days in GUH and 1-2 days cover a clinic either remotely or face to face on another site.

You will have the support of colleagues within the gastro team and opportunity to join regular team meetings, accessing CPD opportunities. This specialist team has a health board wide remit and the successful post holders may be required or could request to cover clinical work in other health board locations.

We are a team of 30 dietitians working across the specialities of Nutrition Support, Gastroenterology, Stroke, Oncology and Diabetes and work with a team of 14 dietetic support and admin staff. We actively participate in the dietetic student training programme for Wales.

We would welcome applications from candidates who wish to work full or part time. Our core department hours are 8.30 - 4.30 but we work flexibly and within our guidance there will be scope for you to adjust working hours to fit around personal commitments.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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 .

This post requires you to have HCPC registration as a dietitian. Some existing post registration experience providing dietetic care to Gastroenterology patients is also needed. For more detail please see attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

UK Registration


  • HCPC registered Dietitian


  • Professional membership of specialist group or supporting charity



  • BSc / PG dip in Dietetics
  • Post graduate course related to specialty
  • Clinical educators course


  • Module studied to Masters level



  • Good standard of written communication


  • Supervisory skills with junior team members
  • Group teaching and facilitation skills



  • Post registration experience working in relevant specialist area of clinical dietetics

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Grange University Hospital


NP44 8YN

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