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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you an experienced dietician looking for a new challenge? Do you thing you would thrive working with a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team? Austen House is a specialist Low Secure CAMHS unit on the edge of the New Forest close to Southampton. With only a handful of similar units in the country our aim is provide specialist care for young people with complex mental health needs in the South of England.Austen House is an inpatient unit commissioned to care for up to 14 young people. We are looking for a dietician who can work with the MDT to support, educate and provide specialist knowledge to the young people and our staff.

Main duties of the job

Provide specialist knowledge to our young people, their families and staff. Provide education sessions to staff. Complete meal plans. Involvement in menus. Strong leadership skills. Good communication skills. Able to work autonomously. Give guidance and support to a multi-disciplinary team.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

As a Trust, our footprint spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities.

- We function as a unified team, placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

- Our 7,000+ workforce is skilled and diverse, with a deep commitment to ongoing staff development. We offer customised training, leadership pathways, and a plethora of career opportunities.

- We respect and listen to your thoughts, ideas, and concerns via well-established network of staff groups to increase awareness and appreciation of equality, diversity, and inclusion.

Building on all this, we are currently working closely with other local NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services across Hampshire and Isle of Wight. Our new organisation is set to launch in April 2024 and will incorporate Southern Health, Solent, Isle of Wight and Sussex Partnership Trusts.

While the new Trust will be substantially bigger, it will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, streamlining services and making healthcare across the county more accessible.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



  • Nutrition and dietetic degree.
  • State registration in dietetics.
  • Registration with Health Professionals' Council

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Austen House

Tatchbury Mount, Calmore



SO40 2TA

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