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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2020.

Senior Specialist Dietitian (renal)

Job Reference: 328-SC-2704442

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Renal Dietetic team
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
£31,365 - £37,890


Fixed term post: 14 months term – up to 37.5 hours per week (job share/part-time applications also welcome)

Grade: AFC Band 6 (or 5 to 6 progression, depending on experience)
Salary Range: TBC per annum (or pro-rata)

Are you looking for a more specialised and challenging role in the area of renal dietetics?
Would you like to work as part of an established MDT and be part of a large diverse dietetic department?

If yes, we are offering an opportunity to do both and would welcome an enthusiastic dietitian to come and join the renal team at South Tees Hospitals Nutrition and Dietetic service.

Due to a maternity leave in the service, we have a fixed term post available within the Renal Dietetic team at The South Tees Nutrition and Dietetic service. This is an exciting opportunity for a proficient Band 5 / Band 6 wishing to gain experience in renal dietetics. The post holder will work across both in patients and out patients and will gain wide ranging experience in a variety of areas including pre dialysis, dialysis – both haemodialysis and peritoneal, post-transplant and everything in-between!

The post holder will be regularly involved in education of students, health care professionals and support workers. You will be given supervision and support from the experienced renal dietetic team as well as the wider renal MDT.

The post holder would be required to work within The James Cook University Hospital and may be required to provide a service to our satellite dialysis units at based in Darlington, Stockton and Middlesbrough. You must have HCPC registration.

We have excellent clerical support and access to IT facilities within the department. Continual Professional Development is actively encouraged, as is participation in audit and evidence based practice. We have been Base Trainers for student dietitians for a number of years, currently taking A, B and C placement students.

Our office bases have an ideal location within easy reach of the picturesque East Coast, North Yorkshire Moors and mainline train route to Scotland, and popular cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds.

Accommodation is available on site.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Clare Lord-Hatton (Operational Manager/Renal Dietitian)

Tel: 01642 854777


Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.

Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

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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