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Lead Paediatric Dietitian

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata for part time
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen to lead our small but very well respected team of paediatric dietitians at Salisbury District Hospital.

The dietetic department is formed of 11 Dietitians covering a range of adult and paediatric specialities. The Trust is supportive of advanced practice and extended roles in dietetics including non medical prescribing. We are looking for someone who is ready for their next leadership challenge and to take the next step in their career.

Main duties of the job

We will be looking to you to take a leading role in the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) providing specialist dietetic support to paediatric patients at Salisbury District Hospital. You will play a leading role in the specialist assessment, diagnosis and treatment of infants, children and adolescents with varied and complex dietetic difficulties in outpatient and inpatient settings. This will include provision to the CAMHs eating disorders, cystic fibrosis and coeliac clinics. You will also be responsible for the clinical supervision and management of other members of the paediatric dietetic team.

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities. In your application please reference the essential and desirable criteria as listed in the person specification.

Person Specification

Clinical experience


  • Clinical experience in Paediatrics
  • HCPC registered
  • Management experience


  • Experience in paediatric dietetics relevant to role
  • Further evidence post graduate study
  • Non medical prescriber

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury District Hospital

Odstock Road



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