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Dietitian (Paediatrics)

Job Description

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust

We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative Dietitian to work as part of a team delivering a specialist paediatric dietetic service to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. You will be working closely with the Band 8 lead, Band 6 Specialist Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian and the wider MDT providing a specialist service to both inpatients and outpatients. There would be opportunities to build your dietetic knowledge and skills in general paediatrics as well as in food allergy and intolerance, home enteral tube feeding, coeliac disease and neonates.

Specialist clinical skills, a highly professional attitude along with excellent communication skills, organizational skills and a caring and compassionate nature are essential for this post.

You would be part of a team of 14 registered Dietitians (125 WTE), 3 Dietetic Assistants and 3 secretarial support staff. The Department is based in the Acute Trust, providing the Dietetic service to this Trust and a clinical outreach service to West Norfolk CCG and the adjacent part of Cambridgeshire.

Paediatric experience is desirable, but not essential as training can be given on the job.

If this is an opportunity that appeals to you, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Susan Patten on  ( Phone number removed )  or Sarah Fletcher on  ( Phone number removed )  if you would like further information or to arrange an informal visit.

We offer our staff a wide range of benefits including work life balance policies, Childcare support, a free Counseling Service, Occupational Health Services, excellent pension scheme and NHS shopping discounts.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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