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Dietitian within the service for high risk eating disorders (SHED)

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Applications are invited for a Band 7 Dietitian within the Specialist High Risk Eating Disorders (SHED) service to provide a specialist service within this Tier 3 provision, providing clinical dietetic input for eating disorders. The team is based in the Cardiff Royal infirmary where users are seen either face to face, in the community or virtually.

The role will require interprofessional working as part of the SHED MDT with support from a wider eating disorder and mental health team of clinicians as well as dietitians. There will also be opportunities to support dietitians within acute settings in the refeeding process of clients to help support their medical stabilisation journey. You would be joining the team at an exciting time for new initiatives for day services.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

You will work within a friendly and highly skilled department and have numerous opportunities for professional and personal development. You will have line management responsibility for a dietetic assistant practitioner based within the team.

You will be actively involved in the research, audit and the Quality and Safety agenda of the department and UHB. The service is a major provider of pre-registration dietetic education and the successful candidate will be involved in the delivery of training and education. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they share our organisational values in line with Caring for People, Keeping People Well:

We are searching for someone who shares our values that:
  • We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
  • We trust one another
  • We respect each other
  • We take personal responsibility
  • We treat people with kindness
  • We act with integrity

Post holders will be expected at all times to behave in accordance with our values demonstrating commitment to the delivery of high quality services to patients.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research.Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • HCPC
  • Range of clinical experience at senior level
  • Masters level / teaching qualification / experience


  • MI or SSCM



  • Varied experience of delivering dietetics including knowledge of eating disorders


  • Membership of relevant special interest groups. Attendance at relevant accredited courses/ conferences. Post registration behaviour change training. MSc or evidence of research

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Cardiff Royal Infirmary

Glossop Road


CF24 0FZ

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