SPECIALIST DIETITIAN, OLDER PEOPLES TEAM

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
St Andrews
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
04 May 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FIFE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
ST ANDREWS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
SPECIALIST DIETITIAN, OLDER PEOPLES TEAM
REF NO: FW958/04/19JE
SALARY: £30,401 - £38,046 PRO RATA
BAND 6 – HOURS: 18.75 JOB SHARE)

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, Mental Health, Nutritional Support, Older People and Infant Nutrition & Paediatrics. There are also specialist Dietitians working in the Health Promotion/Dietetics Food & Health Team and working with the Prescribing Teams.

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.

Job Purpose:
This post involves providing a Dietetic service to St Andrews Community Hospital and for older people in the North East Fife area. This will involve undertaking general outpatient clinics, hospital wards and may include domiciliary visits for over 75’s and local Care Homes, when appropriate.

Any unsuccessful candidates will be offered the opportunity to go on the Dietetic Bank.

Working Areas/Caseload:
The post holder will be required to work independently and there will be a requirement to work alongside a wide range of health and social care practitioners. You will be responsible for prioritising your daily workload and providing support to Dietetic students.
You will be part of the Older Peoples team and work collaboratively to achieve their aims and objectives.

For informal enquiries please contact Simon Fevre, Clinical Lead, Older People’s Team, Cedar House, Kirkcaldy on/Ext 22054

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.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

Our email address is .

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 30TH APRIL 2019

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