Clinical Expert Dietitian, Diabetes
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you looking to develop your career and join a team passionate about diabetes care?
Due to maternity leave, we have an exciting opportunity for a motivated dietitian who is enthusiastic about providing a high-quality service to patients with diabetes.
You will be working as a Clinical Expert Diabetes Dietitian within the multi-disciplinary diabetes integrated care service based at Scunthorpe General Hospital. The team consists of specialist nurses, podiatrists and consultants who provide care and treatment to support people living with diabetes.
The service provides high-quality care to patients with complex Type 2 diabetes, Type 1 diabetes and diabetes antenatal clinics.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be responsible for developing the service, managing their own caseload in a secondary care setting, running outpatient dietetic and MDT clinics. You will deliver structured group education sessions and be involved in in-house education workshops.
You will also be responsible for training and supervising students, providing peer support/supervision to other dietetic colleagues and contributing to the evaluation and development of the dietetic service.
Applicants must have extensive experience working with adults with diabetes, flash and continuous glucose monitoring and be proficient in carbohydrate counting. Experience of insulin pump therapy is desirable.
Excellent communication, team working and organisational skills are essential.
We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.
We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values; kindness, courage and respect.
We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.
To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/
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Develop and lead on the provision of an efficient and effective Nutrition & Dietetic service to diabetes patients.
Attend MDT meetings in the community or on both main hospital sites as required.
Practice autonomously, demonstrating expert problem solving and clinical decision making skills while demonstrating professional accountability and responsibility.
Be a role model for the wider team by promoting a positive research culture.
Identify, promote and embed evidence and identify impact measures using findings to enhance future activity.
Identify and support the achievement of learning needs of individuals/team in response to service need and personal development planning.
Identify priorities for evidence based audit and research projects are undertaken within the service to ensure continuous quality improvement in the service.
Propose practice and policy changes which impact on the wider service and implement changes in own area.
Act as a change agent.
Provide leadership for quality improvement and service development to enhance people's wellbeing and experiences of healthcare.
We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.
We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.
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