DIETITIAN

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Kirkcaldy
Posted
20 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FIFE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
CEDAR HOUSE, WHYTEMAN’S BRAE KIRKCALDY
DIETITIAN
REF NO: FW944/03/19JE
SALARY: £24,670– £30,742
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, Mental Health, Nutritional Support, Older People and Infant Nutrition & Paediatrics. There is also specialist Dietitians working in the Health Promotion/Dietetics Food & Health team and within 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. This friendly 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 both clinics for people with diabetes in GP practices along with general community dietetic clinics, mostly in Kirkcaldy and Central Fife area. This will include some domiciliary visits and also an opportunity to contribute to the delivery of group education programmes for type 2 diabetes.

The diabetes team works closely with multidisciplinary specialist diabetes teams in both acute and community and provides Dietetic input into a range of specialist diabetes areas, including pregnancy, Type 1, and insulin pumps.

Working Areas/Caseload:
The post holder will be required to work independently alongside a wide range of health and social care practitioners. The caseload will include a range of dietetic interventions, particularly in the community clinics. You will be responsible for prioritising your daily workload and providing support to Dietetic students.
You will be part of the Diabetes team and work collaboratively to achieve their aims and objectives.

Previous applicants need not apply as your application is still being considered

For informal enquiries please contact Katie Duncan, Clinical Lead Dietitian, Diabetes, Cedar House, Whyteman’s Brae, Kirkcaldy at or callext 22053

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.

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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 16TH APRIL 2019

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