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Rotation Dietitian

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a band 5 dietitian looking for the next step in your career, or a band 6 dietitian looking for a fresh challenge?

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has an exciting opportunity to join our Band 6 Rotation. The band 6 rotation aims to develop clinical and professional knowledge and skills through a wide variety of rotations and is ideally suited to those who wish to develop their dietetic skills globally rather than specialise in one particular clinical area. The rotations include: ITU, Oncology, Gastroenterology, Renal, Paediatrics, Community Rehabilitation, Stroke, Neurosurgery and HIV. Each of the rotations have a clinical supervisor to support your personal development through a series of competencies during the rotation to ensure a thorough and structured approach to learning.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent relationship management skills and a practical, forward thinking approach to service development and evaluation and the ability to work in a team. You will work within a friendly and highly skilled department providing secondary and tertiary care and have numerous opportunities for professional and personal development. The team is committed to providing a seven day service to the hospital. You will be actively involved in the research, audit and the Clinical Governance agenda of the department and Health Board.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of current HPC registration.
  • Degree, or equivalent, or post graduate qualification in dietetics
  • Member of the British Dietetic Association or covered by professional indemnity insurance


  • Post registration behaviour change training.
  • Membership of relevant special interest groups
  • MSc or its equivalent level of knowledge & advanced post-graduate training / experience in specialist clinical dietetics



  • Significant post registration experience of working with a broad range of patients across a variety of clinical settings.


  • Student training experience
  • QI/Audit/Service development experience
  • Experience of working in specialist settings



  • Evidence of well developed communication skills
  • critical appraisal / analytical skills
  • MDT / team working skills evident


  • research, audit/service development evidence
  • motivational interviewing/ behaviour change skills

Special Knowledge


  • Knowledge of multi-cultural population

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Nutrition and Dietetics, University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park


CF14 4XW

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