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Specialist Community Dietitian

Job Description

Specialist Community Dietitian

Nutrition and Dietetics

Hours: 375 per week
Band: 6
Salary: £26,302 to £35,225 pa

Essential requirements:

Recognised degree or post graduate qualification in Human Nutrition & Dietetics. UK Registered Dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council. Member of the British Dietetic Association or other professional indemnity insurance.

We have a new opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Dietitian to join our friendly and supportive dietetic team of 17, based at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust.

You will have at least two years of clinical dietetic experience including some post-registration experience of working with long term conditions and enteral nutrition. You must have excellent communication skills and have a flexible approach to team work.

This exciting new role will offer a varied caseload within primary care and would appeal to someone interested in further developing their knowledge and skills in a range of specialties including home enteral nutrition, neurological conditions and the undernutrition care pathway.

You will work in care homes, people’s own homes, a community hospital and a neurological rehabilitation unit, both independently and also as part of a Multi-disciplinary team. You will be offered regular support and will work closely with the Team Leaders to further develop the service and provide high quality patient care

For more information, please contact Clare Yates, Enteral Nutrition Team Leader ( Email address removed ) ( ( Phone number removed ) ) or Deborah Hill, Community Team Leader ( Email address removed ) on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has been rated one of the Top 100 Healthcare employers.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test, as required by the Border immigration Authority.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates

All job offers, other than medical posts, will be subject to Agenda for Change terms and conditions.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults Seriously /each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

If you need an RA SMART Card for this post you are consenting to your details being held on a national NHS database for this purpose.

In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Offers may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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