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Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year Per Annum
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Eating Disorders
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic innovative Dietitian to work with the Adult Eating Disorders Service as part of the FREED (First Episode Rapid Early Intervention for Eating Disorders) team. The post holder will contribute to the delivery of a dietetic service in the county wide Cornwall Adult Eating Disorders Service under the guidance of the lead/ experienced Dietitians and the service manager. This will require providing one to one consultations, group work and the engagement of multi professional colleagues in the implementation of practice. You will also be responsible for the supervision of dietetic assistants and contribute to student placements.

Main duties of the job

  • To work as part of the Cornwall Dietetic team providing dietetic support and advice to patients and health professionals
  • To contribute, as appropriate to policy development.
  • To develop appropriate resources as required.
  • To assess and treat an agreed caseload of patients under the supervision of a more senior practitioner
  • To undertake defined patient group sessions in particular the Food Choices psycho-education group. This should include planning, delivery, and evaluation of the session, providing advice to patients which is clear, consistent and evidence based.
  • To assist in delivering formal and informal training for other health care professionals and staff groups, including planning, delivery and evaluation.
  • To assist in the clinical supervision of Dietetic Assistants.
  • To assist in the clinical supervision of Student Dietitians, after period of developing own skills, including planning of programme during weeks of responsibility
  • To keep accurate records in accordance with CFT and Health Professions Council regulations/policy.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services

Job description Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification Education and Qualifications Essential
  • Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or equivalent leading to Health Professions Council (HCPC) Registration as a Dietitian.
Skills and Aptitude Essential
  • Proficient IT skills
  • Experience delivering group education
  • Ability to demonstrate best dietetic practice for a range of conditions in in-patient and out-patient settings
  • Post registration experience of delivering dietetic care
Knowledge and Abilities Essential
  • An ability to manage a designated caseload.
  • An ability to communicate with a wide range of people and using differing medias.
  • Ability to work under pressure, and without direct supervision.

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