Are you interested in joining an innovative, high profile and dynamic dietetic team of over 60 staff?
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic dietitian to join Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. The dietetic team consists of 51 Dietitians, 5 dietetic assistants and 7 admin staff across 3 hospital sites and Sheffield community. STH is one of the largest Trusts in the country.
There are 7x band 5 posts which rotate between the hospital sites as well as a community post, to enable you to gain a broad experience of acute teaching hospital and community settings. Your clinical commitments in the acute will be a variety of medical, surgical or oncology wards and we regularly review the areas to help you develop your clinical skills. There will also be an outpatient clinic per week as well as teaching sessions. The community rotation includes dietetic provision to a short-term residential and rehabilitation unit for 30 patients on specialist stroke or orthopaedic wards, as well as home visits for Active Recovery, community clinics, patient groups and training. We are actively involved in dietetic student training.
Each site is divided into teams to enable cover for periods of absence and gives you the opportunity and support gained from clinical supervision.
Applicants will possess BSc Nutrition and Dietetics (or equivalent) and be HCPC registered. Excellent communication skills and effective team working skills are essential.
CPD is actively encouraged, with opportunities to attend accredited post registration courses and in-house training.
This vacancy is advertised on a fixed term contract basis for a period of 12 months due to the secondment of the substantive post holder. The fixed term contract status of the post holder will be reviewed in accordance with the Trust's legal obligations regarding fixed term contracts and secondments in relation to the substantive post holder.
For more information on the department and the position please contact Anne Martin (Specialist Dietitian) or Rowan Sutherill (Specialist dietitian) on ( Phone number removed ) .
Should you be successful in your application we will contact you via NHS Jobs with interview details and require you to book an interview time via NHS Jobs. This will appear as a message attached to the application for this vacancy under 'My NHS Jobs' and 'My Interviews' on your homepage. Please ensure you check your NHS Jobs account regularly.
Shortlisting for positions advertised on NHS Jobs for the Trust will ordinarily be shortlisted within 4 weeks of the closing date, therefore if you have not received any notifications after this point your application is considered unsuccessful.
In submitting an application form, you authorise our Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.
The Trust is committed to its obligations in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Should you require any assistance in applying for the position please contact the Human Resources Department on the number identified on the NHS Jobs page for the organisation.
Job Share applicants are welcome for all full time posts unless indicated but cannot be guaranteed. In addition for Fixed Term Contracts, internal secondments may be considered, please seek the approval of your current line manager before applying for the position.
All employment with the Trust is subject to a number of NHS Employment Checks being met to a satisfactory standard including verification of identity, eligibility to work in the United Kingdom, references and qualifications in addition to professional registration, a disclosure and barring records check and occupational health check if these are deemed to be a requirement for the position to be undertaken.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.
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