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Community Dietitian Team Lead for Diabetes

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£42,284 to £48,388 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a proactive and motivated Dietitian to lead part of the Cardiff and Vale Chronic Conditions Management community dietetic service.

The role of the dietetic team lead will be to act as an operational manager for the Chronic Conditions Management team, and the day to day line management of a team of specialist community dietitians. This role will be the dietetic clinical lead for type 2 diabetes, and will need knowledge and experience of the management of type 2 diabetes.

The successful applicant will need to have a good knowledge of community services. Excellent leadership and organisational skills will be essential to meet the demands of this role.

The post holder will be required to provide support across the geographical area of Cardiff and Vale.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the efficient delivery of type 2 diabetes and weight management services, ensuring effective patient centred service delivery within the financial and workforce resource. You will have a clinical caseload of community clinics, group education and home visits for the specialist area of type 2 diabetes. You will be the team lead for a team of dietitians and support worker staff.

The post is funded full time, but part-time applications will be considered.

You will work within a friendly and highly skilled department and have opportunities for professional and personal development. You will be actively involved in the research, audit and the Quality and Safety agenda of the department and Cardiff and Vale UHB. The service is a major provider of pre-registration dietetic education and the successful candidate will be involved in the delivery of training and education.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they share our organisational values in line with Caring for People, Keeping People Well: We care about the people we serve and the people we work with we trust one another, we respect each other we take personal responsibility we treat people with kindness we act with integrity.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiffand the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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



  • HCPC
  • masters level / teaching qualification / experience


  • Attended and completion of Xpert training
  • Leadership qualification/ course



  • Varied clinical dietetic experience in variety of settings
  • Evidence of clinical supervisory skills
  • Experience of leadership
  • MI/ BCT course and experience


  • Experience of delivering group education/ group facilitation
  • Experience of service development
  • Experience of working in diabetes care

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Riverside Health Centre

Wellington street


CF11 9SH

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