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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/08/2021.

Dietetic Assistant

Job Reference: 328-JCSM-3295422

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Nutrition & Dietetics
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

37.5 hours per week (Permanent)

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Dietitian Assistant to join our friendly and dynamic team at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This post would be based at The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.

Key aspects of this role include assessing the nutritional needs of non-complex patients with a range of medical conditions, devising programmes of dietetic care under dietetic supervision, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of dietary intervention and providing regular feedback to the supervising dietitian. This post is ideal for a person with experience of working in a healthcare environment with an interest in nutrition. You will be given supervision and support from experienced Dietitians to enable you to develop your skills.

This post offers exciting opportunities for continued development in a well-established service, streamlining care for patients receiving nutritional support. It is vital that you have the ability to develop good working relationships with a wide range of professionals working across the health and social care economy.

Please note this vacancy will close when sufficient applications have been received.

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the New and Aspiring leaders programme, and the Foundation Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. After you complete this one and a half day of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

For further details / Informal visits contact:

Name: Clare Lord-Hatton

Job Title: Operational Manager

Email Address:

Telephone number: 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 (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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