Dietitian

Employer
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pro rata, per annum
Closing date
9 Feb 2023

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare are looking to recruit a Band 6 Dietitian to work in the Specialist Adult Eating Disorder Service, the successful candidate will provide a specialist dietetic assessment of patients with diverse clinical presentation and pathology to determine a clinical diagnosis and provide treatment via therapeutic interventions as indicated and develop effective treatment plans.

If you want to join a dynamic team, call Delysia McKnight for more information.

Main duties of the job

To work as an autonomous practitioner to perform a specialist dietetic assessment of patients with diverse presentations. To use clinical reasoning to provide a diagnosis and develop, deliver and adapt individualised dietetic treatment programmes. To be responsible for organising and planning own and junior member of staff's caseloads and to meet service and patient priorities, readjusting plans as situations or changes arise and to provide specialist dietetic reports as requested

About us

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it.

Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience. The Trust supports you by offering a flexible shift system including twilight shifts and compressed hours to support working families and our staff parking is free on all our main sites.

As an employee and representative of the Trust, you are required to demonstrate and uphold the Trust's Values. These are:

Proud to CARE:

Compassionate

Caring with compassion, it's about how we listen, what we say, what we do.

Approachable

Friendly, welcoming, sharing ideas and being open

Responsible

Taking personal and collective responsibility, being accountable for our actions

Excellent

Striving for the best, for high-quality safe care and continually improving

Job description Job responsibilities

To identify and carry out Clinic reviews and Home Visits in accordance with Trust and Professional standards and to assess patient condition and suitability for discharge and where appropriate supervise dietitians and dietetic assistants in this tasks.

To implement monitoring and evaluation of treatment in order to measure progress and outcomes to ensure effectiveness of interventions and service delivery.

To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work and that of supervised dietitians and assistants, and hold responsibility for own caseload for a specialist area of the service, working without direct supervision

To develop robust effective communication with all CWP staff and other relevant agencies i.e. GPs and other medical staff, nursing staff, social care staff, carers and users etc. and support junior and assistant staff to communicate effectively.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Degree in nutrition and dietetics or equivalent
Experience Essential
  • Demonstrable post graduate experience
Knowledge Essential
  • Evidence of post-graduate learning Knowledge of recommended current practice


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