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Rotational Dietitian Band 5 Post: Inpatients and OPD

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum inclusive of HCAs
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a rotational band 5 post. Areas to be covered on rotation are medical, surgical and oncology. Please refer to JD.

Main duties of the job

To provide a comprehensive Nutrition and Dietetic Service, with supervision, to General Medicine, Medicine for Elderly (MFE), Oncology, Stroke, Surgical or a combination of these services at the North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust (NMUH), and other areas as required. You will be required to provide a service to the dietetic-led general out-patients clinic and education programmes for patients and staff within the Trust, including cardiac rehabilitation groups. To provide cover for other areas as and when required. You will be required to complete competencies and participate in the Trust Preceptor ship programme in the first 6 months in post to support your development. To be responsible for contributing to developing education resources and education programmes for patients, carers, and staff. To work with the Head of Nutrition & Dietetics, and contribute to producing, implementing, and updating policies and procedures. To regularly participate in research and audit within the Dietetic Service. To participate in seven day service on a rota basis. To undertake planning, organisation, allocation, and training of student training placements for this area. Multidisciplinary team working, close liaison between acute, community teams, and effective communication skills with patients, carers, and other service users is essential. Daily support and regular supervision will be provided by the Band 6/7 dietitian.

About us

North Mid is part of North Central London integrated care system - consisting of the NHS and Local authority organisations in Camden, Islington, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. As with other ICS's, we are working increasingly closely with partners and indeed many of our financial and performance objectives are measured at this system level. Whilst all organisations remain as standalone, statutory bodies we have an ICS infrastructure for making shared decisions and agreeing shared approaches.

We are proud of our staff and want to ensure their training allows them to provide excellent clinical care. We are also a training unit for medical students from UCL and St George's University Grenada, and for nursing and midwifery students from Middlesex and City Universities.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Cover clinical caseload for inpatients.

Cover a general outpatients clinic with rest of Band 5's on rotation.

Educate patients and staff within your area.

Conduct audits within your area.

Person Specification

Education and qualifications


  • BSc in Dietetics 4 year degree course or equivalent State Registered Dietitian with HPC BDA member


  • BDA member of one specialist group

Skills and abilities


  • Ability to provide specialised treatment packages, plan and provide appropriate monitoring and use initiative for all rotational areas Ability to analyse complex, conflicting information, and deciding on the most appropriate treatment plan from a range of options for all rotational areas Ability to communicate complex, conflicting, sensitive information Good written and verbal communication Ability to work as part of a MDT team Ability to prioritise workload Demonstrate time management Computer literate Flexible Assertive Accurate record keeping Maintain confidentiality Teaching & presentation skills



  • Up to date clinical knowledge Knowledge of general medications Knowledge of government strategy for general medicine, medicine for elderly, oncology, stroke, and surgical areas Dietetic experience on clinical placement Working as a team Experience of managing demand in a busy acute setting, demonstrating ability to appropriately prioritise and manage your workload efficiently for Elderly services Experience of working with different ethnic groups Experience working with colleagues in health and other agencies



  • Demonstrable ability to meet Trust values

Other requirements


  • Understanding of and commitment to CPD Demonstrate an understanding of equal opportunities

Employer details

Employer name

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust





N18 1QX

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