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Specialist Public Health Dietitian

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Port Talbot
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Swansea Bay University Health Board for a dietitian to join the Public Health Dietetics team.

The post is permanent, part time working 22.5 hours per week and will be based in Port Talbot Resource Centre. You will join a small passionate team of registered dietitians and support staff. Experience of delivery of accredited education programmes and assessment and quality assurance is desirable.

Main duties of the job

The team focus on health promotion and prevention, to improve the health and wellbeing of local people and future generations. The team works with partners to build the capacity of communities, working through our Nutrition Skills for Life programmes to support healthy lifestyles and prevent malnutrition. Our aim is to equip community-based staff with evidence-based food and nutrition knowledge and skills, so they can incorporate key nutrition messages into their work.

The post holder will have an interest in both Public Health and working with communities. You will be an excellent communicator and understand some of the challenges our population might experience. You will deliver training to community-based staff and support the delivery of innovative and exciting nutrition interventions in the community to a range of population groups across Neath Port Talbot and Swansea.

We offer both departmental and personal CPD time to support your development and are committed to the development of evidenced based practice, research and clinical audit. You will be supported in attending relevant professional networking meetings, interest groups and relevant CPD opportunities.

Please contact or for more information.

You can follow us on Twitter @SBUHBDietetics

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

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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



  • B.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics or equivalent
  • HCPC Registered
  • Post registration training in relevant area



  • Knowledge of current reports and publications underpinning this post.
  • Knowledge of relevant policies/strategies in public health and community weight management.



  • Experience in public health dietetics.
  • Experience facilitating patient or staff education programmes.
  • Student training experience


  • Assessor for Agored Cymru.
  • Experience working with community groups.

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Effective teaching skills using a variety of methods to promote adult learning
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills.
  • Able to respond to unpredictable work patterns and frequent interruptions, prioritising workload in accordance with patient and service need



  • Able to travel throughout the geographical area covered Swansea Bay University Health Board transporting educational materials and resources, as required and in a timely manner

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Port Talbot Resource Centre

Port Talbot

SA12 7BJ

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