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Adult Dietitian - Band 5

Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Location
Croydon
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum incl of HCAS (outer)
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Profession
Dietitian
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Adult Dietitian- Band 5

We are seeking an enthusiastic dietitian to join our team at Croydon University Hospital.

The Nutrition and Dietetic Department is welcoming, supportive and always seeking ways to improve. We provide an integrated service across Croydon Health Services, which provides expert dietetic care to areas including gastroenterology, diabetes, paediatrics and the community. Our team have strong working relationships with medical, nursing and AHP colleagues to provide safe and effective patient care.

You will be part of an acute team currently comprising of a band 7 acute lead dietitian, band 7 gastroenterology dietitian, a band 6 stroke dietitian, 2 band 5 dietitians and 2 dietetic assistants. The band 5 posts will include a caseload of general medical, endocrinology, respiratory, surgical and care of the elderly wards. The post holder will deliver a general outpatient clinic, deliver dietetic support to, run remote IBS sessions once a month.

Recently we also have added Croydon Tier 3 Weight management service to our existing dietetic service, consisting of dietitians, psychologist, physiotherapist and therapy practitioner.

Personal qualities we value are good people management skills, initiative, flexibility, and a proven track record of working through change.

Clinical supervision, monthly journal club, in service monthly CPD is well established and we take placement 1, 2 and 3 students.

Interview Date TBC

Main duties of the job

As a band 5 dietitian, you would play a key role. The role will provide you the opportunity to provide Dietetic services in different areas, including medical and elderly wards and clinical areas of gastroenterology, renal, diabetes, cardiology, haematology, oncology, gynaecology and urology.

The post holder will also be involved in delivering group sessions including maternity healthy weight group, gestational diabetes and cardiac rehab

The post holder will liaise, support, inform and work with the multidisciplinary team for elderly care, GPs, practice nurses, district nurses.

Integral to the role would be to formulate, deliver and review individual dietetic treatment plans for patients based on evidence based practice and treatment options using clinical assessment, reasoning skills and knowledge of a wide range of dietetic treatments.

The post holder would be encouraged and guided to maintain their portfolio by self directed learning, reflective practice and CPD sessions and opportunities.

About us

Recruitment

Working at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust is both challenging and fulfilling.

You'll meet some of the most engaging and stimulating people in London who will push you to develop your skills, learn something new and reward you in equal measure.

With NHS workers in demand across London and the UK, you could apply for a job at any NHS Trust. If you want to make an impact, accelerate your learning and rise to the daily challenge of caring for a diverse community, then head for Croydon.

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust is a modern healthcare organisation providing acute and community health services across the borough of Croydon.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital isone of the busiest in London.We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes.

Working in Croydon does not come without its challenges. Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve.

If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

** Please see the Job Description and the Person Specification for more details on the jobs responsibilities **

The advert will close early if sufficient number of applications are received.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

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


Eperience/Knowldege

Essential

  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Knowledge of dietetics within the NHS


Desirable

  • Experience of working in acute and primary care environments


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Good oral and written communication skills with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Presentation skills and ability to work effectively with individuals and groups
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Motivation and counselling skills


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Confident
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible, adaptable and creative
  • Able to respond to unpredictable work patterns and frequent interruptions
  • Able to set priorities and meet daily deadlines
  • Able to reflect and appraise own performance
  • Able to deal with distressed client's and their relatives
  • Able to maintain effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders


Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Address

Croydon University Hospital

530 London Road,

Croydon

CR7 7YE

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