Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/02/2022.

Specialist Dietician

Job Reference: 348-SOU-445D

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Eating Disorders April House - MH
April House, Southampton
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2021.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.

Do you have a passion for helping people with eating disorders? If you do, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Band 6 Specialist Dietitian to join our community Eating Disorders Service in Southampton.


We are seeking to recruit a qualified, enthusiastic Specialist Dietitian to be part of our forward thinking, recovery focused, growing multidisciplinary team. We are a friendly and supportive team and you will receive regular clinical supervision. We have an excellent track record of Continuing Personal Development. This opportunity gives the successful candidate the chance to influence the success of this innovative Eating Disorders Service.


If you have previous experience or are interested in specialising within the field of eating disorders, willing to learn and utilise transferable skills, able to build collaborative relationships and enjoy working with individuals and groups, we would like to hear from you.


Informal enquiries are welcome or, if preferred, please do feel free to pop along and have a chat. Please contact Louise Clifford (Team Manager) or Derryn Dacre (Specialist Dietitian) on 023 8081 9000.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment.

COVID-19 vaccine remains the best way to protect ourselves, our families, our colleagues, and patients from the virus, we therefore encourage applicants to become fully vaccinated. We ask for vaccination status as part of pre employment checks although COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment.

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.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Disability Confident Committed
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo