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Bank Specialist Dietitian

Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)
Location
Weston-super-Mare
Salary
£19.10 an hour per hour plus 12.07%
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Profession
Dietitian
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS TO APPLY TO JOIN UHBW STAFF BANK/Temporary Staffing Bureau **

Are you able to offer some additional hours? Use your knowledge, skills, and experience? Work flexibly within a variety clinical areas? Then you are the person we need. We are taking a proactive approach to managing vacancies to enhance patient care, and prioritise the wellbeing of our staff.

There are hours available across our sites and great opportunity for flexible working within a larger and supportive dietetic services. There are good transport links, with a free dedicated bus service between Bristol & Weston. Take a look at Healthy Weston, come & join us.

Main duties of the job

The Weston team enjoy a supportive and friendly working environment, where we encourage participation and learning from one another at all times and focus our efforts towards a patient centred service. We have inpatient and outpatient services in Weston, with specialities including Medicine, Surgery, Care of the Elderly, Critical Care and Oncology. You would work alongside other dietitians, support workers as well as close working with members of the multi-disciplinary team.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Please note that this vacancy will stay open for an extended duration but applications will be reviewed and processed as they are submitted.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • HPC registered
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Degree/Post Graduate qualification in nutrition or dietetics
  • Clinical Supervisory Skills (Basic)
  • PEN Group Clinical Update Course and/or Behaviour Change Course


Desirable

  • BDA Membership


Knowledge and experience

Essential

  • Proven experience in enteral nutrition support, chronic disease management and acute illness
  • Student training
  • Working as part of a multi-professional Team
  • Teaching Experience


Desirable

  • Audit Experience
  • Experience of supervision of junior staff
  • Experience of writing protocols & guidelines
  • Experience of Home Enteral Nutrition


Skills and abilities

Essential

  • Time management
  • Good communication skills at all levels
  • Good organisational skills
  • Teaching/presentation skills in a variety of settings & to professional groups/ grades
  • Computer skills & use of dietary analysis programmes
  • Advanced clinical reasoning
  • Behaviour & motivational interviewing skills
  • Able to maintain effective working relationships across different professions
  • Insight & sensitivity
  • Team player & able to maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to process highly complex information or situations
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Ability to deal with challenging behaviours of patients, carers & students


Desirable

  • Active/committee member of BDA Specialist Interest Group


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Weston General Hospital

Grange Road

Weston-super-Mare

BS23 4TQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

387-DT-5069-TJ

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