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Paediatric Dietitian

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
1 Aug 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
The post holder will be an experienced paediatric dietitian who has good knowledge and understanding of the management of childhood dietetics and shows commitment to working with and supporting children, young people and their families. The applicant will ideally have a minimum of two years post qualification and community experience. You will work within the well-established, innovative, multi-disciplinary team providing holistic care to all our clients.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work collaboratively within the children's multidisciplinary team at East Kent Hospitals providing a specialist paediatric dietetic service to children, young people (CYP) on the wards, including their families and carers.

The post holder will contribute to the continuing development of the service.

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 800,000 people. Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'. We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Please note that if you require a Certificate of Sponsorship to work in the UK you must declare this on your application form, even if you currently have a certificate of sponsorship or a work permit for another role and are already working in the country. Please note we are only able to sponsor candidates on a Skilled Worker Visa applying for roles Band 5 and above

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in 'supporting documents'.

Person Specification



  • BSc Post grad qualification in nutrition/dietetics
  • Evidence of further training


  • Member of BDA

persoanl attributes


  • Demonstrate good written skills
  • Ability to work well in a team



  • Two years post graduate experience
  • Minimum of one year in specialist role


  • Experience in community dietetics.
  • Experience of working with students

Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital

St Peter's Road



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