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Specialist Dietitian (Community and HEN)

Job Reference: 421-LTUC-0658C

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Nutrition and Dietetics
£30,401 to £37,267 pa (pro rata)

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.

Specialist Dietitian (Community and HEN)

Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Band: 6
Salary: £30,401 to £37,267 pa (pro rata)

Essential Requirements: HCPC Registration

Do you have an interest in community working and Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN)? Would you like to be part of a thriving dietetic team, while maintaining your autonomy working within a specialist nutrition support role? Then this is the role for you!

You will be part of a small team of dietitians working with patients, carers and other community professionals across the Harrogate and District locality. Your role will involve training of carers, visits to patients in care homes and their own homes, service improvement and pathway development. The community service is part of the wider dietetic department based at Harrogate hospital. We are a friendly, innovative team with excellent support for CPD and networking.

We actively participate in the training of student dietitians on A, B and C placements, taking a minimum of 6 students /year.

Harrogate and District Foundation Trust is a 400 bed, friendly hospital located in a thriving, attractive spa town, close to the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors. The vibrant cities of Leeds and Bradford and historic York and Ripon are all within commuting distance. It is a high performing NHS Foundation Trust.

For more information contact Deb Hill or Clare Yates, Team Leaders or Liz Audsley, Professional Lead for Nutrition and Dietetics on 01423 553329

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test, as required by UKBI.
In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.

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.

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