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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/08/2021.

Dietetic Assistant Practitioner

Job Reference: 209-A-21-3314982

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Dietetic Assistant Practitioner
Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.

The East Cheshire Trust Nutrition & Dietetic Service is looking to recruit to the role of Dietetic Assistant Practitioner into their acute team based at Macclesfield District General Hospital.

You will be able to demonstrate at interview that you have the necessary skills to work with complex patients and that you understand the impact that managing additional dietary and /or health needs has on patients and their wider care team.

You will play an important role within the team and will be supported at all times by a Dietitian. You will be expected to work to agreed policies, guidelines and pathways to ensure quality patient care and patient safety. You will be given specific responsibilities by the team and will be expected to manage your time and these responsibilities effectively.

Full training will be given at the start of the job. You will be supported to produce a portfolio of evidence to show that you are competent and you will have ongoing development identified in the appraisal process.

Please note this vacancy may close early depending on the number of applications.

If you require any further information, please contact Kathryn Guest, Team Manager on 01625 661126 or 07392129489.

This post is Permanent.

Hours per week: 37.5

Closing date: 5th August 2021

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

To keep up to date with all of our latest Recruitment activity here at East Cheshire NHS Trust, take a look at our Careers website with lots of information on how to join our team and Facebook and Twitter pages, links to which can be found on the right hand side:

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For further details / informal visits contact:

Kathryn Guest, Team Manager, 01625 661126

Additional contact information

Kathryn Guest, Team Manager

01625 661126 (Office)

07392 129489 (Mobile)

Please read the guidance for applicants and completing the application form documents prior to completing your application form (documents are located to the right).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). In order to facilitate applications from all members of the community the Trust is able to offer services including Braille Applications and Interpreting Services.

The Trust may close any advertised post before the stated closing date. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

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If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the advert closing date, regretfully you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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