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Band 5 Graduate Dietitian

Job Reference: 313-A-19-69774-GC

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Nutrition and Dietetics
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.


Are you qualifying this summer and wanting to start you dietetic career? Consider working for our diverse and dynamic service! Leicestershire Nutrition and Dietetic Service (Community) are looking for a fixed term dietitian to join our friendly, innovative primary care team in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, working for Leicestershire Partnership Trust.

Leicester Nutrition and Dietetic Service (Community) has a team of approximately 70 staff, made of dietitians, public health nutritionists, dietetic support workers and support team staff covering the population of Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland.

The post offers the opportunity to work with a wide range of population groups and health care professionals in a range of settings. Primary Care work includes inpatients, outpatient clinics, patient/staff education sessions, and providing a care home/domiciliary visit service. There may be the opportunity to develop patient information resources and some project work working with CCGs and care homes. You will have support from our friendly existing teams. We are looking for dietitians who have good team working skills and can work independently.

The service is committed to CPD and personal development and we have good clinical supervision models and in-house CPD in place to support you. The service is involved in the pre-registration placements for student dietitians undertaking A, B and C placements.

This post does require a car driver




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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