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Highly Specialist Renal Dietitian

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 a year pa Inclusive pro rota
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Profession
Dietitian
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and experienced Band 7 Dietitian to work as part of a team of nine renal dietitians to provide a Specialist Renal Dietetic service at Hammersmith Hospital and its satellite dialysis units.

This post is a specialist dietetic position which requires the ability for independent dietetic work within an MDT to manage the dietetic care of patients under the West London & Renal and Transplant which looks after over 3500 people, including nine satellite haemodialysis units and is the largest facility of its kind in Europe.

We are a large, high profile, friendly department involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training. We also facilitate dietetic student placements in years 1, 2 and 3 and also teach 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 & research projects we carry out which are supported by excellent IT facilities & Quality Improvement initiatives. The department also supports robust CPD for all staff members.

If you are able to work independently in a renal setting and also work well as part of a team, we look forward to receiving your application.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the delivery of a high quality, evidence-based clinical service primarily to patients undergoing dialysis at Northwick Park dialysis unit. Additionally this post covers Watford Dialysis unit (2 days per month) and Hammersmith Hospital (2 days per month). This post can be taken up as a part time or full-time position. If considered as a full-time position there may be the possibility of working from home one day per week.

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 encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

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

Essential

  • Recognised Degree and/or postgraduate diploma.
  • HCPC registered (Dietitian).
  • Evidence of on-going CPD.
  • Supervisory skills training


Desirable

  • Renal specific courses
  • Practice educator courses


SKILLS /ABILITIES

Essential

  • Time management/ Organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise a busy workload
  • MDT team working experience
  • Computer literacy including email, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrates an awareness of diversity.


Desirable

  • Experience of QI and/or project management


EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Evidence of relevant clinical experience of working in Renal
  • Experience in managing people with complex nutrition support needs
  • Demonstrates critical appraisal skills
  • Experience of working in a teaching hospital environment
  • Experience of clinical supervision of students and other dietetic team members.


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Hammersmith Hospital

London

W12 0HS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

290-MIC-1088

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