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Specialist Dietitian - Haematology

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Dietitian
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you a dietitian with broad range of clinical experience and an interest in working within Haematology? A permanent 0.6 W.T.E. (22.5hours/ week) opportunity has become available within our Haematology Team at Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust. The post covers both inpatient and outpatient caseloads within Haematology (including lymphoma, leukaemia, myeloma, bone marrow transplant). You will be working in a team of dietitians to support these services, having the opportunity to gain a range of skills and expertise in a variety of clinical areas. As a service, we are committed to continuing professional development for all our staff that includes attending recognised training courses, involvement in service development and audit.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary, you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert. The post holder will provide clinical support within haematology as part of a shared Dietetic caseload. The successful candidate will support complex nutritional interventions, as well as nutrition support and enteral feeding, so experience in these areas would be beneficial. We actively encourage service improvement and audit. You'll need to have excellent communication and leadership skills, a flexible approach and the ability to manage your own time and workload and that of other members of staff within a supportive team. Experience of nutritional support and evidence of a varied clinical experience is essential.

About us

With over 17,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation. Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

The Dietetic service is part of the Therapies and Rehabilitation Services pathway, which is one of the pathways that together make up the Clinical Support Division at NUH. We are a diverse pathway of AHPs and support staff, employing over 600 staff, who work together to deliver the high quality care we aspire to. Our HCPC registered AHP professionals comprise of physiotherapists, dietitians, occupational therapists, orthotists, prosthetists and speech and language therapists. We have a Chief AHP to lead us on our strategic direction, and many of the pathway leadership team have pathway AHP backgrounds to support our staff. There are also Practice Development Therapists to support career development for all.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You should have experience of working as a dietitian, have excellent communication skills, self-motivation, have a flexible approach and the ability to manage your own time and buys workload within a supportive team. Nutritional support skills are essential and additional training and support will be provided. As part of this role you will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE). Please refer to the job description and personal specification attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registered dietitian


Experience

Essential

  • Experience as a dietitian in nutritional support


Desirable

  • Experience in Haematology


Analytical and judgement

Essential

  • Able to interpret complex information to make decisions


Communication

Essential

  • Able to communicate with a range of individuals on complex matters
  • Able to work within an MDT


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

City Campus

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB

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164-6274441

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