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South Tees Hospitals N
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
Competitive salary
Closing date
22 Sep 2021
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2 x 37.5 hours

An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic dietitians to join our friendly and dynamic team at The South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

These rotational posts are based within James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough which is a busy acute hospital, Redcar and Cleveland community locality, Friarage Hospital Northallerton and Hambleton & Richmond community locality.

These posts offer an excellent opportunity to gain experience into a broad range of specialities.

The acute rotations include, stroke, surgery, neurology, cardiology, general and respiratory medicine, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, elderly care, spinal injuries and oncology.

The community rotations include diabetes, enteral feeding, gastroenterology and paediatrics in community clinics, community wards and care homes. You will be involved in the delivery of group education sessions to patients and their carers.

These posts will also be regularly involved in education of other health care professionals, care home staff and support workers.

You will be given supervision and support from experienced Dietitians to enable you to develop your skills and gain experience in specialist areas. You will be part of the band 5 development package and will undertake a one year preceptorship programme.

We encourage staff to get involved in exploring new ways of working and service developments, with opportunities for CPD along the way.

After a period of 6 months, and following clinical supervisory skills training, you would be fully involved in the training of student Dietitians.

Due to the nature of some of the rotations you will need to be able to travel across the South Tees and Hambleton and Richmondshire localities.

The hospitals have an ideal location within easy reach of the East Coast, North Yorkshire Moors and Scotland.

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

For informal enquiries regarding the posts please contact Operational Managers Ruth Weatherall, James Cook University Hospital 01642 854777or Harriet Banks, Langbaurgh House 01642 944455

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Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.
Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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