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University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Band 5
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join the adult Dietetic Team at Royal Derby Hospital.

Your caseload will include respiratory, trauma and orthopaedics, neurology, surgery (gastrointestinal, vascular, gynaecology ultra-radical, complex urology), cardiology, general medicine, endocrinology. You may be due to qualify, newly qualified or have some experience.

If you have an interest in any of these roles, or working in Derby, please contact us.

Main duties of the job

All roles involve working with in-patients on a face-to-face basis. You may also participate in general clinics, telephone reviews, advice to relatives/ carers, group talks to patients, hospital staff education, local social media work and projects related to national activities (e.g. Dietitians Week, Nutrition & Hydration Week).

We are active in delivering dietetic student training from Sheffield, Nottingham and more recently apprenticeships.

There are many varied opportunities for professional development through clinical supervision, our excellent library service, internal formal education opportunities, and access to external training where this is identified as part of the appraisal process. There is also a multi-professional Trust preceptorship programme, with additional activities taking place within the department. The department is currently growing so there will be ongoing opportunities to develop over time.

You will be supported by dietetic assistants, specialist dietitians, team leaders, and a clerical team who form part of the large Dietetic department. Other services covered by the department include community, bariatric surgical services, diabetes, paediatrics, renal and oncology.

Closing date of applications: 23 May 2024

Interview date: 6 June 2024

If you are applying for an Internal Secondment, please ensure you have spoken to your line manager and have their support prior to your application. Please speak to the Recruitment Team if you have any questions.

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • Nutrition and Dietetics qualification
  • HCPC registration



  • Recent clinical experience
  • Demonstrable experience working in a similar acute setting


  • Member of British Dietetic Association
  • Experience of student training



  • Various IT packages
  • Presentation skills

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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