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Dietitian

Employer
North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stockton-on-Tees
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Dietitian
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you at the beginning of your dietetic career or looking for more experience?

Do you like working in a supportive department which emphasises high quality patient care, quality improvement and work life balance?

You will be joining a forward thinking department which is valued and respected throughout the Trust. Our vision is 'to provide the best health care for everyone in our population' through the delivery of Our values -collaborative, aspirational, respectful and empathetic.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the growing team of 29 Dietitians, dietetic assistant practitioners and dietetic assistants at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust as a rotational Dietitian working in our team.

We work in four teams: acute, community, home enteral tube feeding and paediatrics.

As a valued member of our team you will receive:
  • Flexible working, including the opportunity to work compressed hours and home working
  • Dedicated time for professional and service development
  • Access to a range of CPD opportunities both internally and externally
  • Regular performance appraisals, job planning and personalised development plans
  • Clinical and professional supervision and support
  • The opportunity to participate in policy and pathway development, audit, research activities and training of students, staff and health care professionals

Applications are welcomed from qualified Dietitians or those expected to graduate in 2024.

Interviews will be held face to face.

Main duties of the job

As a rotational dietitian you will be an active member of the nutrition and dietetic team at North Tees and Hartlepool working to deliver, develop, evaluate and audit the service.

We have a number of rotations that are 12 months long and one which is 24 months long. Our current rotations include:
  • working with our gastroenterology, respiratory, surgical and malnutrition monitoring teams to provide inpatient and outpatient care to these patients
  • working with our stroke, general medicine, malnutrition monitoring and elderly rehabilitation teams in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • working in our paediatric team supporting general paediatric outpatient clinics, delivering to our CMPA service and paediatric home enteral feeding
  • working in our paediatric team supporting general paediatric outpatient clinics, delivering to our CMPA service and paediatric diabetes service.
  • This post is our 24 month rotation. This post delivers to outpatient and MDT Diabetes, bariatrics, general outpatient clinics.


About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition - a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We recruit for values and Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool

Job description

Job responsibilities

This post will work across both the University Hospital of North Tees and the University Hospital of Hartlepool

For more information on the role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Honours Degree in Nutrition & Dietetics or Similar Degree with Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics
  • HCPC Registered Dietitian


Desirable

  • Member of the British Dietetic Association.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development


Experience

Essential

  • Must be able to demonstrate a good range of skills, which have been acquired at placement level


Desirable

  • Previous experience of working with the general public.


Skills/ aptitudes

Essential

  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to organise and prioritise workload.
  • Ability to work independently.


Desirable

  • Good computer literacy skills: ability to e-mail, data input, use Internet, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Good presentation skills


Disposition

Essential

  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Flexibility.


Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Cross Site

University Hospital North Tees

Stockton-on-Tees

TS19 8PE

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345-COM6339327

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