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Specialist Dietitian

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Staffing / Employment Agencies

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  • Salary:

    £31365 - £37890

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  • Published:

    about 10 hours ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Northumbria Water

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated Band 6 Specialist Dietitian who has an interest in working with people with Mental Health conditions, neuro rehabilitation and Learning Disabilities. We will also consider applicants who can be employed at Band 5. Part time hours can also be considered. The successful candidate will join the established Trustwide Dietetics Service within Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust. The team has 19 Dietitians providing 17.0 WTE, an Assistant Practitioner and a Clinical Support Assistant. The team has excellent links to multidisciplinary teams and nutrition and health promotion initiatives across the Trust. We take great pride in how supportive, welcoming and friendly we are as a team, our aim is to create an environment where every member of our team can succeed. The successful candidate will work alongside an experienced Band 7 Dietitian into Walkergate Park which is a specialist neuro rehabilitation centre. The successful candidate will also cover some community work in Newcastle and Gateshead. Full support will be provided by experienced Band 7 Advanced Dietitians, as well as the other Band 6 Specialist Dietitians working in other specialist areas. All staff are actively encouraged to take part in the development of the Dietetics Service within the Trust as well as their specialist area including audit and promotion of the service through various events and initiatives. Your personal development is important to us and we will give you opportunity to learn and develop the skills needed to work with the patient group. The team have strong links with local universities and we take students from Teesside and Leeds Beckett Universities. We will also start to take students from Newcastle University as they start to come out on placement. All staff have a valuable role supporting the learning of our dietetic students'. It is essential you are registered as a Dietitian with the HCPC to be considered for this post.

Employer Description

Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria. We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year. We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. To be a leader in the delivery of high quality care and a champion for those we serve. CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances. We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer. We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award. The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.