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Adult Community Dietitian

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 pro-rata, per annum inc HCAS (Outer London)
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Specialist Community Dietitian for Adults

Are you enthusiastic, motivated and keen to gain or extend your experience in community dietetics? If so, this could be the position for you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Dietitian to join our team of Community Dietitians providing clinical services to adults in the London borough of Sutton.

We are looking for an enthusiastic dietitian to work as part of the team delivering nutrition and dietetic care and advice to adults in the areas of nutrition support, home enteral feeding, gastrointestinal conditions and weight management.

We deliver our services across a range of settings including patient's homes, care homes and health centres.

You will be based with the Community Dietetic team and will receive professional support and supervision. We support internal and external training and opportunities for CPD.

We support student training by providing stage 1, 2 and 3 clinical placements.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide holistic and person centred nutrition care to all patients who access the service. They will assess and treat patients with a range of nutrition related conditions in the own home, in care/residential or supported living homes or in a clinic setting.

About us

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 490,000 people living across southwest London and northeast Surrey. In addition, we provide more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to a wider area, covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire.

We serve an area that is rich in diversity, with a mix of urban and rural areas, and differing levels of quality of life. We cover some of the most prosperous postcodes in the country, as well as some poorer areas. Together with our colleagues at NHS Surreyand NHS Sutton and Merton, we work to make sure that we deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve.

The Trust employs approximately 5,000 staff across its hospitals and issupported by over 500 volunteers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting job description and person specification document which contains more information about the role and requirements. Please ensure your application refers to the job description and person specification.

The recruiting team reserve the right to close this advertisement early once applications reach maximum limit.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • HCPC Registration
  • Member of British Dietetic Association
  • Evidence of relevant continuous professional development


  • Member of relevant BDA Specialist Interest Group
  • FODMAP trained
  • Relevant post graduate qualification



  • Experience managing enterally fed patients
  • Experience of delivering general dietetic outpatient services
  • Evidence of implementing an audit cycle
  • Experience of working in a MDT
  • Experience of managing patients requiring oral nutritional support


  • Experience of teaching/training patients/carers and HCPs.
  • Experience of implementing behavior change techniques in the clinical setting
  • Experience of working in the community setting including in care homes.

Knowledge and Skills


  • Ability to problem solve and demonstrate clinical reasoning
  • Demonstrate high level communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Basic IT skills (Microsoft Word, Excell, Powerpoint, Teams)
  • Ability to work with clients from a diverse range of backgrounds

Personal Attributes


  • Demonstrates appropriate use of initiative
  • Highly motivated
  • Flexible and able to manage change

Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust


Roundshaw Health Centre

6 Mollison Square



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