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Advanced Specialist Home Enteral Feeding & Nutrition Support Dietitian

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 per annum ( pro rata for part time)
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting new role for a Band 7 community dietitian to join the Nutrition and Dietetic team at Broomfield Hospital , Chelmsford .

We are looking for an enthusiastic and confident dietitian to join our Community Team . A car driver will be essential to this role .

You will be part of the wider dietetic team at Broomfield with many different specilaities . You will work alongside another Band 7 community dietitian and also a Band 5 dietitian part time who has community as part of their role . We also have 2 Dietetic assistants and Admin to support the team .

If you feel you are ready to take on the next challenge in your dietetic career , this may be position for you !

Main duties of the job

The role will include supporting a wide range of patients in care homes and their own homes across Mid Essex

This will involve nutritional support , Home Enteral feeding for all those patients who require this care across the Mid Essex area. This will involve telephone call clinics, care home visits and patients own homes . There will also be a lot of input for training within care homes to help support them to provide good nutritional care to their clients . A care driver therefore is needed for this role .

The role will also be to support junior members of the team and to be involved in training, both colleagues , other health professionals and also helping to develop the community service so that we can deliver a good, safe and quality service to all our patients .

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress

Job description

Job responsibilities

The attached Job description and person specification gives you all the information you will require for this role .

Please ensure you look carefully at the criteria in the person specification , to ensure what you have done meets this .

Person Specification



  • BSc (Hons) or postgraduate equivalent in Dietetics
  • HCPC



  • Previous experience of dealing with projects and complex caseloads



  • Experience with patients who require enteral nutrition



  • Excellent communication and written skills

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



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