Band 6 Specialist Dietitian

Reference

FOKSD

Sector

Healthcare

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Belfast

Contract Type

Permanent

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MPA Recruitment are working in partnership with their public sector client to recruit a Band 6 Specialist Dietitian for a full-time position, in the Belfast area.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To support the Nutrition and Dietetics Service Manager in the provision and development of a quality service.

  • Use specialised knowledge to manage a caseload in specified clinical areas.

  • To provide therapeutic dietary advice and treatment plans according medical diagnosis / referral and nutritional assessment / requirements of patients.

  • To make recommendations regarding specialist nutritional products based on clinical condition and monitor their effectiveness, modifying treatment using clinical and professional judgment.

  • To advise on the management of feeding tubes and sites and through extended scope practice change feeding tubes when required.

  • To advise patients and/or carers/staff on the management of their dietary treatment.

  • To instruct cooks on preparation of food and modification of menus to meet dietary needs of patients.

  • To be competent to undertake anthropometric assessments.

  • To attend ward rounds, MDT meetings, case reviews and participate in discharge planning for patients.

  • To assist in the operational management of elective waiting lists where required.

  • To plan, deliver and evaluate evidence based nutritional education to colleagues and other health professionals.

Essential Criteria:

Two years post registration clinical experience in dietetics

Degree in Nutrition and/or Dietetics or a related Degree with a post-graduate diploma in Dietetics

Currently registered with the Health and Care Professions Council

Desirable Criteria:

Completed PENG course or be willing to undertake

37.5 hours per week

Belfast

£16.04 - £32.08 per hour

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Fiona O’Kane at MPA Recruitment on +44 (0)28 952 111 11 or send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.

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