Highly Specialist Dietitian-Paediatric Eating Disorders

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea / Neath Port Talbot
£32,306 to £45,839 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Eating Disorders
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
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We are looking for an enthusiastic team player to join our Children and Young People's Nutrition and Dietetic service. You should have knowledge and experience of working with children, young people and families. A keen interest in eating disorders speciality is essential along with the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. This a permanent position working 18.75 hours per week, providing a service across the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot Localities.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 paediatric dietitian or is suitable for an experienced band 6 to undertake as a progression developmental pathway from band 6 to 7 (once specified competencies have been completed).

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be supported to develop their band 7 competencies and will work alongside the CAMHS service to support a complex caseload of paediatric eating disorders clients. The position provides the opportunity to work with our dietetic colleagues in adult services to support clients and families through transition from paediatric to adult services. As the band 7 lead for the Paediatric Dietetic Eating disorders service you will work with high levels of autonomy.

You will be responsible for the dietetic care for conditions such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorders. The role will also require you to provide expert advice to colleagues within the speciality.

Strong communication skills are essential to the role, with close working with clients, families and the wider multi-disciplinary team.

You will be expected to supervise and mentor student dietitians. We are approved for 1, 2 and 3 student placements.

We offer both departmental and personal CPD time to support your development and are committed to the development of evidenced based practice, research and clinical audit. You will be supported in attending relevant professional networking meetings, interest groups and relevant CPD opportunities.

We have good support from administrative and Dietetic Assistants. The Health Board has University status with Colleges of Medicine on site.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • B.Sc Nutrition and Dietetics or equivalent
  • HCPC Registered
  • Post registration training e.g. in relevant area
  • Student Clinical Educators Course
Knowledge Essential
  • Evidence of a wide variety of clinical knowledge at band 5 level.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of professional ethics and their application in practice.
Experience Essential
  • Experience of service delivery in a variety of different clinical settings since HCPC registration.
  • Experience of working with patients with diverse healthcare needs.
  • Student training experience
  • Experience of supervising/ mentoring staff.
Aptitude and Abilities Essential
  • Effective communication skills with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Have highly developed organisational skills to be able to set priorities and meet daily deadlines
  • Able to work independently without direct supervision as well as having effective teamwork skills.
Personal Attributes Essential
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance

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