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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/10/2021.

Diabetes Dietitian

Job Reference: 389-A-21-50493

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Nutrition and Dietetics
Band 5 - £25,655 - £31,534 per annum

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Post Title:Diabetes Dietitian

Grade: 5

Salary: Band 5 - £25,655 - £31,534 per annum

Department: Nutrition and Dietetics

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Brief Description of the Role:

Are you an enthusiastic dietitian with a genuine passion for working with people with diabetes? If so we have an exciting opportunity for you! Due to successful promotion of the current post holder within our team we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic dietitian to join our dynamic team of specialist and highly specialist diabetes dietitians delivering high quality, innovative services across the city. Our team offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience predominantly in the area of diabetes both in multidisciplinary primary care clinics and structured patient education sessions along with other health education and health promotion events supported by specialist/highly specialist dietitians. A passion and enthusiasm for the area of diabetes is are essential. Appropriate training will be given.

The service is delivered across the district in a variety of locations and includes home visits and flexibility is essential. The post holder will require excellent communication and multidisciplinary team working skills. Work areas may change so applicants do need to be flexible. Applicants should be HPC registered dietitians who have relevant dietetic post registration experience, and should be a car driver with access to a car.

Bradford’s Nutrition & Dietetic Service comprises of a team of 50 Dietitians working in Acute, Community and Primary Care settings, supported by an excellent clerical team with good IT facilities. Professional Development opportunities exist within the Dietetic Department and Clinical Effectiveness, Audit and Professional Standards are given high priority. The Department takes ‘B’ and ‘C’ Placement dietetic students.

Bradford is a vibrant, diverse, multicultural city with a wide range of entertainment and leisure activities available locally. There are good road/rail networks to Leeds and the M62 corridor, with easy access to the Yorkshire Dales and the South Pennines.

Informal enquiries to:

Johanne Bird – Principal Dietitian on 01274 365923 or email


Helen Matebele – Highly Specialist Dietitian on 01274 365884 or email

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.

Closing Date: 13th October 2021 (this date may change dependent on response)

Interview Date: tbc

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