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Rotational Dietitian

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an excellent Band 5 opportunity for graduate or experienced Dietitian to work within our highly motivated and experienced department.

This full time substantive post is part of 4 x Band 5 rotational posts, two of which are based at St Mary's Hospital and two based at Charing Cross Hospital. You will have the opportunity to further develop your knowledge, skills and experience through regular clinical supervision, peer based learning, CPD opportunities and multi-professional preceptorship courses.

We are a large, high profile, friendly department involved in undergraduate and post graduate medical training. We also facilitate placement 1, 2 and 3's for dietetic students and are involved in teaching other health professionals such as nursing and therapy colleagues. The department is forward thinking and our service delivery is very much influenced by the audits and research projects we carry out which are supported by excellent IT facilities and Quality Improvement initiatives. The department also supports robust CPD for all staff members.

Please only apply if you are already HCPC registered.

Main duties of the job

  • To manage own caseload of patients as an autonomous practitioner with appropriate clinical supervision.
  • To consolidate and develop expertise across 4 pillars of practice (clinical, leadership, education and research).
  • To be responsible for own Continual Professional and Personal Development (CPPD)
  • To work effectively within the team, department and organisation
  • To contribute to service improvement, evaluation, audit and research programmes

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • HCPC registration
  • Professional degree qualification in relevant profession


  • Professional degree qualification in relevant profession



  • Experience of seeing patients according to the Nutrition & Dietetic Care Process
  • Experience of artificial nutrition support in a hospital setting
  • Wide range of experience in training /clinical placements
  • Experience in a clinical setting of application of professional standards and codes of conduct


  • Recent junior experience in a structured rotational scheme

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Able to use in depth knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology to inform clinical decision making.
  • Ability to manage a clinical caseload and cope with pressures and prioritisation of caseload.
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to patients, staff and other health service business.

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital or Charing Cross Hospital


W2 1NY

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