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Specialist Paediatric Dietitian

Job Description

Are you looking for a new challenge?

There has never been a better time to come and work at Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; we are a leading Teaching Hospital with care, safety, compassion and pride at the heart of our organisation.

With over 8,500 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and are taking pride in caring for our patients – making every moment matter.

Think you’ve got what it takes to join us?

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for

Derby Children’s Hospital, Royal Derby Hospital
1 Permanent Full time

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Dietitians to come and join our expanding Paediatric Team at the Derby Children's Hospital.

This role will give you good experience in general Paediatric Dietetics and you will be working alongside a strong supportive team of Paediatricians. The Paediatric Dietetic team provides care for Paediatric Home Enteral feeding, Cystic Fibrosis, Metabolic conditions and PKU, Neonatal unit, Paediatric Diabetes, child development, food sensitivity, cardiac conditions, Crohn’s disease and inpatient services including Paediatric intensive care and outpatient Paediatrics. Previous Paediatric Dietetic experience is preferred however all applications will be considered.

We are a friendly department of 61 full and part time dietitians, Dietetic Assistants and admin support staff who work across both the acute and community. We have an established student training programme for A, B and C placements and encourage innovation, CPD and professional development. The department has good clerical support and access to excellent IT and library facilities.

Derby is situated in the East Midlands with excellent train and road links up and down the country. The Peak District is on the door step.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Allison MacKenzie, Team Leader and Paediatric Dietitian on Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 

We are a fantastic Trust and want the very best and skilled people to work with us in providing excellent patient care.

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