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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/08/2021.


Job Reference: 415-J21-404

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Nutrition & Dietetics
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

We are a small, friendly team of Dietitians based at North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple. We are looking for a motivated, HCPC registered band 5 Dietitian to work full time, the post holder will have a varied clinical caseloads within the in-patient medical rotation as well as providing cross cover as required. The role may include in-patients and out-patient work as necessary.

This is an exceptional opportunity to gain broad clinical experience, which will provide the post holder with an excellent base from which to develop their future professional career. You will be responsible for organising and managing a diverse caseload.

We are looking for an experienced dietitian who is confident working independently. We actively encourage CPD and you will have an opportunity to spend time with our range of specialists as part of your CPD.

Barnstaple is situated close to the fantastic surfing beaches of the North Devon coastline, and Exmoor national park. There is a good road link to the M5, and rail service to Exeter and the national network.

Closing Date: 12 August 2021

**As this post is in a shortage occupation code it qualifies for the Trust’s Recommend a Friend Scheme, please find further information on the attached link**


This post is being offered as Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation across Eastern and Northern Devon. Working together gives us the opportunity to offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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.

UK Registration

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

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