Eating Disorder Dietitian

Powys Teaching Health Board
To be confirmed
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Eating Disorders
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will provide a Dietetic service for an All Age Eating Disorder service.

Duties will include running outpatient clinics and ward visits as well as offering consultation support with care coordinators, joining MDT discussions and helping to support both children and young people who are experiencing an eating disorder. This will be for both new patient referrals and following up patients already on the caseload.

Main duties of the job

Act as part of the Eating disorder team for the delivery of a comprehensive service to Powys. Work within the British Dietetic Association Professional Code of Conduct and Professional Standards of Practice, and the HCPC Code of Conduct.

Responsible for the continued delivery of an evidence-based nutrition anddietetic service. This will include outpatient clinics, ward visits, nursing home visits and telephone calls.

Prioritise patients in caseload and signpost as appropriate to other specialist services and/or agencies for ongoing treatment.

Work autonomously to provide an expert nutrition advice service to patients, their carers and families and to other healthcare professional colleagues and those from other agencies. This may be through individual Work appropriately within a framework of behavioural approaches andtechniques including persuasive, motivational and negotiation to implement highly complex dietetic packages of care.

Keep and maintain records in accordance with HCPC, BDA and PTHB standards.

Maintain strict confidentiality and work within relevant governance frameworks.

About us

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work; a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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.

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

Person Specification Qualifications and/or Knowledge Essential
  • Degree Level or Equivalent
  • Membership HCPC
  • Knowledge relevant Dietetics
  • Specialist training relevant to post
  • Membership BDA
Experience Essential
  • Significant experience of working in a variety of settings and with a variety of patients
  • Experience of delivering training programmes
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD and awareness of current developments
  • Committmetn to CPD
  • Experience Student training
Values Essential
  • Demonstrate PTHB Values
  • Able to respond to unpredictable work patterns, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge partnership working
  • Good record keeping skills
Aptitude and Abilities Essential
  • Accurate keyboard skills/ IT
  • Presentation skills
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communications Skills
  • Planning and evaluation skills
  • Ability to work with individuals or groups
  • Abilty to speak Welsh
  • Knowledge of computer nutritional analysis programme

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