Specialist Dietitian

Reference

FOkSD

Sector

Healthcare

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Belfast

Contract Type

Permanent

Share this Job

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

Main Duties / 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 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.

  • To plan student training programmes, teach and supervise student dietitians.

  • To provide clinical supervision to more junior members of the dietetic team.

  • To provide cover for other dietetic staff when required.

  • To be involved in protocol and service development for own clinical area.

  • To develop and evaluate nutrition resource materials as required.

  • To provide input to relevant local and regional working groups and agencies as appropriate.

  • To implement and evaluate relevant local, national and international protocols and guidelines relating to the nutritional management of the client group.

  • To participate in unidisciplinary and multidisciplinary audit.

  • To participate in dietary surveys, trials or pilot projects.

  • To maintain high quality patient records and collate statistical data as required.

  • To be able to utilize appropriate IT packages for example, Dietplan and Compeat, PARIS, NIECR, PJs.

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

Other requirements:

Hold a current full driving license valid in the UK with access to a car.

Please note that this will apply to posts based in the community or where there is a need for cross site working Where disability prohibits driving, this criteria will be waived if the applicant is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements’

You may also be interested in...

MPA require experienced care assistants to cover nursing homes in the Belfast, Greater Belfast and Lisburn areas. A great opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and experience with MPA and obtain regular working hours. Qualifications Required: Registered with NISCC o...
Salary: £8.21 to £13.50 Per Hour Sector: Healthcare Contract Type: Contract Town/City: Belfast
MPA Recruitment are working in partnership with their public sector client to recruit a Band 6 Client Support Officer for a full-time position in the Belfast area. The clientele of any Client Suppo
Salary: £31,365 to £37,890 Per Annum Sector: Healthcare Contract Type: Permanent Town/City: Belfast
MPA Recruitment are working in partnership with their public sector client to recruit a Band 7 Registered Manager for a full time position in the Belfast area. The post-holder will be responsible f
Salary: Competitive Sector: Healthcare Contract Type: Permanent Town/City: Belfast
MPA Recruitment are working in partnership with their public sector client to recruit a Band 2 Assistant Technical Officer for a part time, temporary position in the Belfast area. Responsibilities
Salary: Competitive Sector: Healthcare Contract Type: Temporary Town/City: Belfast
MPA Recruitment are working in partnership with their public sector client to recruit a Dysphagia competent Adult Speech - Language Therapists for a full-time, temporary position in the Belfast area.
Salary: Competitive Sector: Healthcare Contract Type: Temporary Town/City: Belfast