DIETITIAN NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Donibristle Industrial Park
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FIFE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
PENTLAND HOUSE, LYNEBANK HOSPITAL
NUTRITION & DIETETIC DEPARTMENT
DIETITIAN (NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT)
FIXED TERM FOR 18 MONTHS
REF NO: FW530/12/17LB
SALARY: £22,449 – £29,034
BAND 5 – HOURS: 37.5

The Nutrition & Dietetic Department is a Fife wide service providing Dietetic care to one Acute hospital, Primary Care hospitals and the community. The department is currently arranged into clinical groups for: Acute, Diabetes, Nutritional Support, Older People and Paediatric. There are also specialists Dietitians working in Mental Health, Eating Disorders and Health Improvement.
The Dietetic department takes both undergraduate and graduate Dietetic students for B & C programmes each year; involving staff in the delivery and organisation of the programmes. The department runs regular department training sessions and supports staff in their continuing professional development. The department has good clerical support, IT, internet and library facilities.
Registered with HPC, you will have the skills, competencies and experience appropriate for the post.
This is a temporary post for 18 months, covering a secondment. Working with the Nutritional Support team, the job holder will provide a comprehensive Dietetic service for patients. Clinical areas include support for patients requiring artificial nutrition, oral nutritional supplementation and review of patients’ nutritional status. You will also provide a Dietetic service to specialist clinics, out-patients, domiciliary visits to patient’s homes and care homes.
Based at Pentland House, Lynebank Hospital to provide a service to the patients requiring nutritional support; day hospitals, out patients, local care homes and the community.
Applications on a secondment basis will be considered providing you have prior agreement from your current line manager.
For informal enquiries, please contact Margy Thomson, Clinical Lead, Nutritional Support, Flat 1, Pentland House, Lynebank Hospital on/6.
*Please note: All interview letters are now being sent by e-mail. Please ensure you include the correct e-mail address on your application and check your e-mail regularly including your spam folder.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

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CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 9TH JANUARY 2018