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University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The University Hospitals of North Midlands, Royal Stoke site is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic dietitian to work within the acute adult dietetic team. This position has become available as the current post holder has been promoted into a specialist role This post would suit a newly registered dietitian or a dietitian who wishes to experience working in a busy acute teaching hospital with a wide range of specialties. Our band 5 positions rotate through medicine, surgery and older adults, working within specialist dietetic teams. Our preceptorship programme offers the opportunity to explore other specialties including dysphagia, bariatrics, gastroenterology, hepatology, oncology and catering shadowing our specialist dietitians.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have an inpatient and outpatient caseload working closely with a well-established dietetic team which comprises of 65 dietitians and dietetic assistants in a wide range of dietetic services and specialties in one of the UK's largest Acute Hospital Trusts. The dietitians work in collaboration with nurses, caterers and Speech and Language therapists to deliver dietetic care to patients in a busy acute environment. Best nutritional practice is embedded into the UHNM 2025 vision

You will develop and take part in staff teaching, student training and support the team in audit and service developments including the Trust's well established Care Excellence Framework which supports best nutritional practices across our sites. This post is ideal for a dietitian wishing to develop their skills there is a good track record of introducing our dietitians to specialities and supporting career aspirations.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full-time, part-time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please see contact information details below

Person Specification





  • Member of British Dietetic Association (BDA)



  • NHS experience clinical care
  • Awareness of research-based practice
  • oUnder graduate dietetic experience in a wide range of professional practice areas


  • oDemonstrate relevant experience of working clinically including organisation and management of caseload, working to agreed objectives and deadlines



  • oDemonstrate excellent organisational, time management, planning, leadership and supervisory skills


  • Demonstrate an ability to use own initiative within scope of practice

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road

Stoke on Trent


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