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Specialist Rotational Dietitian

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year PA pr inclu HCAS (20%)
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This post is part of a 9 month rotation in the following 4 areas: Acute Medicine, Senior Health, Acute Stroke, Inpatient Neuro Rehabilitation and Senior Health Rehabilitation.

Main duties of the job

Nutritional management of inpatients (senior health, stroke, neuro) with various long term conditions, who require dietetic assessment, intervention and rehabilitation. Patient caseload includes those on artificial tube feeding and feeding and oral nutritional supplements who requiredietetic monitoring to ensure nutritional requirementsare safely met.

About us

A thriving Foundation Trust at the heart of an integrated healthcare system. One that delivers improved patient care at a community, hospital and specialist setting, supported by a unique and nationally recognised programme of research, education and employee engagement.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the Trust, being Excellent, Kind, Responsible & Respectful, and behave in a way that reflects these.

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects that all staff will share in this commitment. The Trust is clear that all staff have a responsibility to be aware of children and adult safeguarding policies and procedures and that each member of staff, clinical and non-clinical, will attend child or adult safeguarding training that is provided at an appropriate level to suit their role. The Trust has the additional expectation that all staff will be able to identify concerns and know what action to take.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully for detailed job responsibilities as this is used to shortlist candidates.***

Person Specification



  • BSc / Post graduate diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics
  • HPC registered


  • Membership of BDA and relevant specialist group e.g. Oncology Specialist Group



  • Postgraduate experience of working in acute and/or community dietetic services at graduate / band 5 level
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience of undertaking clinical audit /research
  • Experience in the clinical supervision of students
  • Experience of multidisciplinary team working
  • Experience in teaching and education to patient groups and healthcare professionals
  • Knowledge of dietetics within the NHS
  • Knowledge of dietetics within specialist area


  • Clinical experience of working in specialist area

Skills and Abilities


  • Good oral and written communication skills with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Motivation and behavioural change skills



  • Able to respond to unpredictable work patterns and frequent interruptions
  • Able to maintain effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders
  • Membership of British Dietetic Association or other body conferring professional indemnity insurance

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


ST Georges Hospital


SW17 0QT

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