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Specialist Dietitian

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Profession
Dietitian
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced dietitian to become part of the dynamic and proactive cardiac prevention and rehabilitation (CP& R) team based at St Mary's and Charing Cross Hospitals, both part of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.The CP& R programme provides high quality, evidenced-based care to patients who have been discharged from hospital, including patients with cardiac disease, heart failure as well as those with an implantable cardiac device.

You will be a registered dietitian with relevant clinical experience. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the management of primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. You will also need to demonstrate an awareness of cardiac rehabilitation and prevention. You will need to be very enthusiastic about this area of work as well as being self-motivated, possess good organisational skills, and be able to work alone and as part of a team.

In conjunction with the multidisciplinary CP& R team you will be responsible for providing expert clinical practice. The post holder will also act as a resource to other professionals on cardiovascular disease and associated treatments and issues.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust provides an internationally renowned tertiary cardiology and cardiothoracic clinical service and has a strong track record in both clinical and basic sciences research. At our trust 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 and car lease schemes, season ticket loan and membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Please note that all short-listed applicants will be contacted by e-mail, and applicants are advised to check their NHS Jobs e-mail accounts regularly. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of the closing date you should assume you have not been short-listed.

Main duties of the job

To contribute to and participate in the development and delivery of the dietetic component of the cardiac rehabilitation service across Imperial College NHS Trust. This post covers outpatient clinics and group education sessions. There is also a requirement to be part of the team in running exercise classes when necessary.

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.

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

Essential

  • Recognised Degree and/or postgraduate diploma
  • Candidate is able to speak and write English to the appropriate standard necessary to fulfil the job requirements
  • Eligible for HCPC registration (Dietitian)


Desirable

  • Post registration validated professional course e.g. Motivational Interviewing


Experience

Essential

  • Clinical experience of working with complex patients in an NHS setting
  • Experience of being involved in audit
  • Experience of clinical supervision of students


Desirable

  • Recent experience in cardiology/cardiothoracics


Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities

Essential

  • Time management/ Organisational skills
  • Basic nutritional assessment techniques
  • Use of dietary assessment software
  • Ability to prioritise a busy workload


Desirable

  • Knowledge of the management of patients with cardiovascular disease, heart failure and diabetes.


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

St Mary's Hospital

London

W2 1NY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

290-WCCS-1497

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