Highly Specialist Paediatric Dietitian - London

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust.
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Band 7Contract
22.5 HRS Per WeekJob ref

£36,224 to £46,315 Pro Rata PA inc HCASClosing
19/02/2018 23:59

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust works across nine London boroughs and Hertfordshire. We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

Do you aspire for your next career move to work for an NHS organisation that is not only rated Good by the Care Quality Commission but are also in the HSJ best places to work list and in Stonewell’s top employers’ index? If so, look no further than Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH). CLCH currently works across London and Hertfordshire.
We are now providing community services across Merton and are recruiting to a range of roles in these new services and are looking for the best community clinicians to join our expanding teams. As London’s largest NHS Trust dedicated to community healthcare we offer leadership, learning and career opportunities for community healthcare professional that few can match.
Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.
Merton Integrated Complex Needs Team – Community Services

Band 7 Highly Specialist Paediatric Dietician
Part-time 22.5hrs / or Full-time considered
We are looking for a positive, self-motivated paediatric dietician with experience in home enteral feeding and a functional knowledge of working with students in special schools.
Your role will be to provide assessment, advice and treatment to children with a range of needs including; home enteral feeding, complex medical needs, allergies and intolerances, nutrition advice, faltering growth with/ without reflux, weight management, fussy eating and dysphagia (jointly managed with the SLT team). The role will include work within local clinics and special schools across Merton. The successful candidate must have experience of support and developing more junior members of staff.
You will work closely with established multi-professional teams within Merton Community Services and with outside services to deliver paediatric dietetics advice and treatment meeting the needs of children and young people across Merton. You will have had experience of working with home enteral feeding, children in the community and/or educational settings or similar. You should be able to evidence excellent team working and communication skills and you will have had experience of management and leadership.
We are committed to professional development and evidence based practice, offering regular in-service training and peer group / one to one supervision. Internal and external courses are supported. You will be required to have at least 2 years’ experience working as a practitioner with appropriate transferable skills working with children, engagement in post graduate training and education in areas related to home enteral feeding support or complex medical conditions is desirable. You should have experience of engaging in appraisal processes and be willing to further develop clinical skills.

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours. We offer a range of benefits that include accommodation loans, season travel tickets, childcare assistance, cycle to work schemes and much more.

To have a full look at our benefits and what it’s like working for us please go here: www.clch.nhs.uk/staffbenefits

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

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