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Band 7 Highly Specialised Eating Disorder Dietitian - Bristol

Employer
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Eating Disorders
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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An exciting and rare career opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced and enthusiastic Dietitian to join the Community Eating Disorder Service. The Community eating Disorder service is a multi-disciplinary team that works closely with the Specialist Inpatient Unit - Clifton Ward. As a service STEPS is highly regarded by commissioners and Service Uses alike and was awarded Team of the Year by the Trust in 2014 and won the Services User/Carer choice award at the Trust Awards in 2018. You should have significant post-qualification experience and have worked within a range of inpatient and outpatient settings. You need to be enthusiastic and interested about working with Eating Disorders and be keen to continue your professional development within this diverse and specialist field of work. The successful candidate to this post will be provided with excellent training and supervision opportunities within this exciting and challenging role. This vacancy is for 0.5 WTE (18.75 hours per week) currently based at Acer Unit, Blackberry Hill Hospital, Bristol.

Main duties of the job

To assess, plan implement and evaluate specialised dietetic interventions for people with Eating Disorders in community and inpatient settings

2. To manage complex and challenging caseloads and be able to appropriately prioritise by need

3. To maintain accurate patient clinical records and statistics according to Trust policy and professional guidelines

4. To be an active member of the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT)

5. To work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals, clients, family and carers and other relevant agencies

6. To be current with all mandatory training and seek out opportunities for continuing professional development

Managerial:

1. To be responsible for the local organisation and coordination of clinical supervision of the Eating Disorders Nutrition and Dietetic Team

2. To represent the Nutrition and Dietetics team at Trust meetings as necessary

3. To be involved in writing policies, guidelines and protocols for the Eating Disorders Nutrition and Dietetics Team

4. To lead the administrative tasks for the team

5. To be involved in recruitment and selection of staff

6. To be involved in the on-going completion of staff supervision and annual appraisals

About us

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset. Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

At AWP we actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds; we are particularly keen to encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, those with disabilities and from the LGBTQ+ community. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge to AWP, as diversity makes us stronger.

Job description Job responsibilities

Outpatient care for dietitian input, liaise with acute medical services, training for team and other departments including other trusts policies and protocols - NGT feeding and MEED.

Please see Job description and personal spec

Person Specification Experience /registration Essential
  • Member of HCPC
  • Significant experience at Band 6 or above
skills/abilities Essential
  • in depth knowledge of Mental Health and/or Eating Disorders
  • Evidence of experience at planning, delivering and evaluating dietetic interventions
  • Demonstrable ability to work autonomously


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