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Specialist Dietitian

Job Description

Formed in 2002, 5 Boroughs Partnership achieved NHS Foundation Trust status in early 2010 and has established itself as a leading provider of mental health services regionally and nationally by delivering innovative approaches to providing high quality services. In 2011 the business expanded to incorporate community service provision enabling the Trust to begin to design and deliver integrated high quality care services. This is a large, dynamically changing and complex multi sited organisation employing 3,400 staff.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.

We expect all new starters in clinical, patient facing posts (bands 1-4) to complete all 15 standards of the Care Certificate, within their first 3 months with us.

We are committed to the delivery of outstanding care for our patients, are you?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an registered Dietitian to join our friendly and welcoming community dietetic team. As an committed and self-motivated Dietitian, you will be professionally supported by an established service including Dietitians, Advanced and Assistant Practitioners as well as Dietetic and Administration Assistants.

This is a permanent role and will offer the opportunity to further your skills and experience in home enteral feeding and nutritional support, as well as the delivery of a community adult and paediatric dietetic service. You will be responsible for managing your own caseload, conducting clinics and home visits as well as engaging with a range of health and social care professionals to support service delivery and patient centred care.

The department undertakes student training for B and C placements. In addition, there will opportunities to gain skills and experience in clinical supervision, audit, project management and service development.

We have a well-structured support system across the department, including a comprehensive induction programme, robust individual and group supervision, personal development plans and access to professional training which thereby ensures excellent opportunities for professional development.

As this is a community post, the ability, means and willingness to travel between multiple sites in the course of performing duties is essential.

The philosophy of our service is to keep patients at the centre of health provision and follow the Trust Values and Culture of Care. We are looking for a post holder who can understand this and be a committed and caring team member. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate both our Trust values and our culture of compassionate care.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £4750 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Informal enquiries are encouraged.
Please contact Maria Morris, Team Manager on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Important: All communications regarding the progress of your application, including any interview arrangements, will be sent electronically to the email address from which you applied. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis.

There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy early once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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

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