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Highly Specialist Renal Dietitian

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £57,802 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for two enthusiastic, dynamic and experienced renal dietitians (band 6 and/or 7) to work as part of a team of nine renal dietitians to provide a Specialist Renal Dietetic service at Hammersmith Hospital and its satellite dialysis units. If you have excellent band 6 clinical skills but insufficient renal experience, a Band 6-7 training post could also be considered.

These posts are specialist dietetic positions which require the ability for independent dietetic work within an MDT to manage the dietetic care of patients under the West London & Renal and Transplant which looks after over 3500 people, including nine satellite haemodialysis units and is the largest facility of its kind in Europe.

You will be responsible for the delivery of a high quality, evidence-based clinical service primarily to patients on the renal wards at Hammersmith Hospital, in renal out-patient clinics (virtual and on-site) and allocated renal satellite dialysis units. Each post can be taken up as a part time or full-time position. Flexible working and some working from home can be considered.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide a highly specialised Nutrition & Dietetic service to the North West London renal satellite units
  • To support the clinical supervision of junior Dietetic staff.
  • To provide speciality Nutrition & Dietetic input into education, training and development programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate medical, nursing and dietetic students in addition to other training requirements.
  • To be responsible for the development and implementation of evidence based nutritional guidelines and policies in the area of Renal Dietetics.
  • To initiate and participate in regular service improvement, quality improvement and audit.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Recognised Degree and/or postgraduate diploma
  • HCPC registered (Dietitian).
  • Evidence of on-going CPD.isory skills training
  • Evidence of postgraduate study in renal nutrition support


  • Practice educator courses
  • Advanced Supervisory skills training



  • Evidence of relevant clinical experience of working in Renal
  • Experience in managing people with complex nutrition support needs
  • Demonstrates highly developed motivational and negotiating skills to effect change
  • Demonstrates critical appraisal skills.
  • Demonstrates advanced decision making skills

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Time management/Organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise a busy workload
  • MDT team working experience


  • Mentoring or management of junior dietitians

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Hammersmith Hospital


W12 0HS

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