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Community Dietitian

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity in our Community Dietetics team for a part time Band 6 Dietitian (23.75 hrs/wk). Additional hours may be available (TBC)

We are looking for an experienced Band 5 ready for the next step in their career or an existing Band 6 looking for a new challenge.

The successful post holder will join our friendly, well established community team to provide dietetic care, undertaking general outpatient clinics, home visits and supporting care homes. The post holder will also lead on development work re-establishing and delivering FODMAP groups for patient referred for IBS.

The Nutrition and Dietetic Service spans the whole of Buckinghamshire and consists of over 40 members of staff, providing acute and community nutrition and dietetic services across the county.

We actively encourage CPD and clinical supervision for the professional development of the team. The department has good secretarial / IT support and takes students for B and C placements.

Main duties of the job

  • To be an autonomous practitioner and act as a source of clinical expertise in nutrition support in outpatient and community settings, care home homes or domiciliary visits.
  • To provide specialised assessment, treatment and support of patients requiring dietetic treatment.
  • To work as part of the dietetic team to provide a high quality, evidence based dietetic service to adult patients in the Buckinghamshire
  • To provide support for dietitians, dietetic assistants, student dietitians and members of the wider MDT.
  • To lead on developing and delivering FODMAP group sessions for patients referred for IBS.

About us

Why colleagues think we are a great place to work!

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

Alongside NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme, you'll have access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

We are working hard to increase diversity at all levels within the trust. We believe a diverse workforce can have a positive effect on both staff wellbeing and patient outcomes.

We welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities and care-experienced candidates.

We are proud to achieve the Gold award for the Armed Forces Covenant and support applications from the Armed Forces Community. Please contact (our Armed Forces Covenant Lead) if you would like guidance or assistance with your application.

We make employment decisions by matching our service needs with the skills and experience of candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the detailed Job description and person specification for the full role, responsibilities and requirements of the post.

Person Specification



  • Degree or post-grad equivalent in Dietetics
  • HCPC registered


  • BDA member
  • Member of a specialist group of the BDA

skills and experience


  • Experience of complex nutritional assessment and care planning
  • Experience of MDT working
  • Experience of Enteral nutrition
  • Competent user of IT equipment and basic software packages
  • Experience of Dietetic management of gastro conditions


  • Experience of student supervision, assessment and feedback
  • Experience of running patient education groups
  • FODMAP trained

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Amersham Hospital

Whielden Street



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