Specialist Dietitian - rotation
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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We have a great opportunity for someone to work as a rotational Band 6 Dietitian our wonderful Dietetic Team!
Our current post available sits within our community team, with an aim to rotate into the acute team, this is a perfect opportunity for someone who is ready to move into a band 6 post who still wants a variety of work within different settings and gain more experience.
Please don't hesitate to get in touch with us for an informal chat about this opportunity.
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The post is part of a wider dietetic team covering Acute and Community services which includes specialties such as ENT, Nutrition Support Team, Diabetes, Haematology , Cystic Fibrosis, Critical care, Renal and Home Enteral Feeding.
Main duties of the job
The post holders will be based in a local GP surgery, with a view to rotate into the acute teaching hospital other setting after a period of time.
You will be essential in providing Dietetic care to patients whilst they are in hospital and in the community and arrange ongoing care as required.
You will work with band 4 Dietetic Assistant Practitioners in both settings, you will also have opportunity to mentor rotational band 5 dietitians within our team. We are committed and active in student training.
You will have the opportunity to work alongside multi - disciplinary teams providing the optimum outcome for patients in both settings.
There will be great opportunities to learn from others clinical specialists within the acute and community teams, develop your skills with clinical supervision, regular CPD sessions and training opportunities.
The rotational post will involve working on busy acute wards, the community post will include virtual and face to face appointments and domiciliary visits, both posts will include malnutrition training to other health care professionals.
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients.
As one of the United Kingdom's largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents -it's not just a good place to work; it's a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.
We recommend that all individuals employed in patient facing roles, or those located on a ward or department where patients receive a service should be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Setting up nutritional care plans for patients and monitoring them in an acute and community setting.
Attending daily board rounds (if appropriate), complex case discussions and MDT meetings as required.
Supervising junior Dietetic staff.
Undertaking audits, training and supporting ward staff
Partaking in student training and Band 5 dietetic support.
Being active in staff meetings, contributing to departmental policies and development.
Attending regular supervision and mentoring sessions within the team.
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