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Specialist Dietitian, in Long Term Conditions

Band 6

Main area
Greenwich CHS
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
277-3443978-LB
Site
151 Goldie leigh,
Town
Abbey Wood,
Salary
£37,152 - £43,994 pa inc
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/09/2021 23:59

 

 

Specialist Dietitian, in Long Term Conditions, Band 6

Permanent 

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Long Term Conditions Dietitian (Band 6) working within Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. You will work closely with the Band 7 Diabetes Specialist Dietitian to provide an integrated dietetic service for people with long term conditions in Greenwich. You will be joining an existing long term conditions multi-disciplinary community team, to provide care to people living in Greenwich with Diabetes, Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

You will undertake a clinical role, having responsibility for a patient caseload and supporting services in the community setting and will be able to work autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will be involved in training, structured education, group sessions, individual and joint consultations in community settings e.g. clinics, home visits and residential care settings.

You will need to be experienced in the care of people with long term conditions and capable of making informed clinical decisions, in a variety of situations. A post graduate qualification in Nutritional Support/Diabetes/Obesity would be desirable. You should also have experience of delivering structured education programmes and training in delivery of Diabetes structure education courses would be desirable e.g. DESMOND/X-PERT training.

We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic individual who will need to be committed to developing and improving dietetic services for people with long term conditions, ensuring patients receive a high quality service in the Greenwich locality. You will be part of a wider team of Dietitians who are committed to providing the best patient care possible within current resources.

You must be organised, computer literate and able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with a commitment to continued personal development. Excellent communication skills will be required in order to educate, empower and support not only clients, but also the health care professionals and family members caring for them.

For more information about what is is like working for Oxleas please click on the link below

You must be able to meet the travel requirements for this post.

Oxleas NHS Trust operates a Probationary Period, further details are available on request.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mandeep Hunjan, Diabetes Specialist Dietitian: mandeephunjan@nhs.net/02083197078

Samantha Cunningham, Diabetes Team Lead: 02083197078/samanthacunningham@nhs.net