Advanced Clinical Specialist Dietitian - Nutrition Support

York Teaching Hospital
Competitive salary
28 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Role Type
Start Date
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Our Values
  • We are KIND
  • We are OPEN
  • We pursue EXCELLENCE

We are looking for applications from people who share our values to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population

People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority

Hours: 30 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time, permanent post to provide clinical leadership for nutrition support at Scarborough Hospital.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and proactive band 7 Dietitian to lead on the clinical delivery of the dietetic service at Scarborough Hospital.

This is an excellent opportunity to expand your knowledge, skills and further develop your leadership experience.

You will join a friendly department of over 30 Dietitians across 2 sites, York and Scarborough. You will be primarily based at Scarborough Hospital but could be required to travel across to our York site. You will join a team of supportive band 7 Dietitians who work together to manage the day to day running of the Dietetic Services, including recruitment, service provision and leading on service development. You will also work closely with the Operational Manager and Professional Lead. You will lead a clinical team that can include registered Dietitians, Associate Practitioners and Dietetic Support Workers. Therefore excellent team working skills are essential, as well as the ability to work autonomously to assess and mange a caseload of patients.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate strong communication and leadership capabilities. You need to be resilient and able to manage and prioritise your case caseload whilst supporting the work and development of the team.

The wider Dietetic department provide clinical inpatient and outpatients services to a variety of specialties including Oncology, Renal, Paediatrics, Stroke, Neurology and Diabetes. The department has a well-established department facilitating the training of dietetic students. We are also involved in delivering a variety of rolling training programmes for other health care professionals across the Trust relating to nutritional care.

The successful candidate will be involved in these important aspects of learning and development and there are numerous opportunities for professional and personal development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Dr Sarah Baker

Job title: Dietetic Professional Lead

Email address:

It's not just the area that's a great draw. In addition, as a member of our team you'll have access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes in the UK, a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) and an award-winning package of staff benefits (see link on the right).

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Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.

Agile and Flexible Working - We are committed to helping all staff balance their work with other commitments whilst ensuring minimal service impact, and have recently launched our new Agile and Flexible Working policy to support this. We encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

We are a carer friendly employer.

DBS Checks - All new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. The charges are currently £27.20 for a standard check and £44.20 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for. Please note that Volunteers and Bank only staff will not be charged.

A bit more about us and the surrounding area:

North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York; a place which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK. It's a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we're proud to serve 800,000 people.

What next? Explore the documents attached to the advert and be sure to read our 'Our guidance for applicants' before applying. Good luck with your application!

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