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Highly Specialist Dietitian (Pancreatic Surgery)

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Swansea
Salary
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum pro rata
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Profession
Dietitian
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Part Time
THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR 6 MONTHS DUE TO MATERNITY COVER

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, experienced Dietitian to join the Nutrition and Dietetic Service in Swansea Bay University Health Board for 6 months due to maternity cover.

This is a temporary part time post, working 30 hours per week based in Morriston Hospital.

Main duties of the job

This post would be suitable for a highly motivated dietitian who already has sound knowledge and experience of working with patients with a diverse adult clinical caseload including pancreatic disease in surgical and critical care settings. You will work closely with the MDT to provide seamless dietetic care along the patients pathway within and outside Health Board boundaries.

You will manage a caseload of adult patients with pancreatic disease and will receive training and support as required.

You will enjoy the support of a senior mentor and be expected to supervise and mentor student dietitians, Dietetic Assistants and junior staff.

We offer departmental CPD time to support your development and are committed to the development of teaching and presentation skills, evidenced based practice, research and clinical audit. You will be supported in attending relevant professional networking meetings and interest groups.

We are approved for student placements 1,2 and 3. We have good support from administrative and Dietetic Assistants. The Health Board has University status with Colleges of Medicine on site.

We are happy to discuss this position with interested candidates, please contact Caitlin Jones (Caitlin.Jones@wales.nhs.uk) for further information.

You can follow us on Twitter @SBUHBDietetics

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • B.Sc Nutrition and Dietetics or equivalent
  • HCPC Registered
  • Post registration training in relevant area


Desirable

  • Student Clinical Educators Course
  • Recognised management/ leadership qualification.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of a wide variety of clinical knowledge
  • MSc or its equivalent level of knowledge +advanced post graduate training/experience in relevant areas.


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working as a Specialist Dietitian in Nutrition and Dietetics within specialist area such as gastroenterology, surgery or critical care.
  • Experience of a high level specialist knowledge of service delivery in a variety of different settings.
  • Experience of supervising/mentoring staff.
  • Experience of Audit and Quality Improvement Methodology.


Desirable

  • Experience of strategic planning process
  • Experience of policy/service development


Aptitude and Abilities

Essential

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills including developed oral and written communication skills with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
  • Have highly developed organisational skills to be able to set priorities and meet daily deadlines
  • Able to work on own initiative in a professional manner under pressure as well as having effective teamwork skills


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance


Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Address

Morriston Hospital

Swansea

SA6 6NL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

130-AHP052-0424

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