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Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke On Trent
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Band 7
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking to attract an experience paediatric Diabetes dietitian to join our Paediatric team to cover a period of maternity leave. You will be working alongside another Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian to provide specialised care of the current caseload of 335 patients including Type 1, Type 2 and MODY aged between 0 - 19 years old. Training will be provided as required for specialist areas including management of patients on Insulin pumps.

You will work closely with out Diabetes specialist nurses and supportive Consultant team.

We will consider applicants who wish to agile/ remote work from within the UK.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide specialist diabetes advise to children, young adults, their families and carers to support them managing their diabetes, This will include seeing newly diagnosed patients in hospital or their own homes. Liaising with and visiting schools and nurseries to support and educate staff, facilitating safe dietary care when outside the home.

Attendance at face to face clinic appointments with the service users and the MDT, these take place at Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To advise and support babies, children and young adults to maintain a healthy lifestyle when living with Diabetes, this will include home, school and nursery visits in addition to the hospital inpatient and outpatient settings.

For full details, Please see job discretion attached.

Person Specification



  • HCPC Registration


  • Masters module in paediatric Diabetes
  • Post registration CPD including paediatrics and Diabetes



  • Significant postgraduate dietetic experience in a range of professional practice areas
  • Demonstrate relevant experience at an advanced level of working within diabetes including Carbohydrate Counting, insulin pump therapy and CGMS augmented pumps
  • Demonstrate relevant experience of working autonomously clinically including organisation and management of caseload, working to agreed objectives and deadlines without supervision


  • Demonstrate relevant experience of working with children including general paediatric diabetes
  • Experience of pre-registration practice training for student dietitians.

Personal qualities


  • Demonstrate empathy, sensitivity and tact with children and their families

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke University Hospital

Newcastle Road

Stoke On Trent


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