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Band 6 Oncology/Radiotherapy Dietitian

Job Reference: 304-1061760GB

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Nurtition and Dietetics
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

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Band 6 Oncology/Radiotherapy Dietitian


We are excited to announce full time permanent positions within the Oncology & Haematology Team here at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. We are looking for highly motivated, flexible and enthusiastic dietitians, please enquire for more information.


These are ideal position for those that are wishing to gain experience in different areas of oncological care in a busy diverse tertiary hospital. We are a regional oncology center for the West Midlands and one of the largest Haematology centers in the UK.


We are an expanding Oncology Team consisting of 5 dietitians and are looking for dietitians interested in Haematology, Radiotherapy and Head and Neck cancer. We have regular team meetings, peer supervision and support and encourage extended scope of dietetic practice.


This position offers an ideal opportunity to work within established multi-professional team, and gain experience in a challenging and diverse range of work. Part of the role will also involve multidisciplinary meetings, education talks (to patients and staff) and outpatient clinics. This post is part of a busy acute team and excellent communication skills and a high standard of personal organization and time management are essential for these roles.


This post will also be responsible for the training dietetic placement students, taking part in audit and clinical supervision and reflection. There will be opportunity for shadowing other areas within the department.


You would be joining a large department of Dietitians and assistants and includes specialists in, diabetes, nutrition support, gastroenterology, upper GI, renal, HIV, liver and IMD. We are committed to supporting the ongoing personal and professional development of our staff and offer excellent training and development opportunities.


The Dietetic Service is an integral part of the Trust wide Therapy Directorate and you will work closely with other Therapy colleagues as part of a wider Therapy Team. We support audits and research.


This opportunity could be flexible to both full time and part time work depending on the successful candidates. There could also be other opportunities at the Queen Elizabeth from this advert.


For further inormation please contact Lewis Oxley on 0121 37 13485


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