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Specialist Paediatric Dietitian - Acute Rotation

Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year p.a. inc HCA
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Dietitian
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Evelina London Dietetics team as an acute rotation Dietitian. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Dietitian to this role, working across in-patient and out-patients services. There are four, 9 month paediatric rotations allergy (outpatient focused), cardiology, general medical/high dependency, neuro/surgical and long term and rehabilitation which are mainly inpatient focused but all include an outpatient clinic. The successful candidate will be supporting the well established multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will provide dietetic care to all patients referred for nutritional assessment, advice and support within the Evelina inpatient setting and to our outpatient service. In allergy you will provide dietetic support to consultant led clinics, dietetic led clinic and the allergy day case unit.

About us

The Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetic Department comprises a team of over 40 Paediatric Dietitians and Dietetic Assistants covering areas such as Metabolic, Renal, Respiratory, Allergy, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Feeding Clinics, Ketogenic, Cardiology, Nutrition Support, Neonates, PICU, HIV and Diabetes. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shadow other specialist areas, attend and lead CPD both in the acute/allergy teams and wider dietetics and be involved in training Dietetic students.

There are numerous opportunities within the department for audit and service development and you will be supported and encouraged to actively participate in these areas.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to job description and specification for details.

The post holder will cover inpatients and outpatient clinics at Evelina.

Person Specification

Professional/ Statutory Registration

Essential

  • HCPC registered Dietitian


Qualifications/ Education

Essential

  • Degree in Dietetics or equivalent


Skills

Essential

  • Good communication
  • Organisational skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Prioritise own work load
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to liaise with professionals at all levels
  • Computer literacy


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial clinical experience following qualification, minimum 2 years
  • Experience of student training


Desirable

  • Previous experience of conducting audits and / or research


Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Evelina Children Hospital, St Thomas' Hospital

Dietetic Department, 3rd Floor, B Block, South Wing, St Thomas' Hospital

London

SE1 7EH

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