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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/05/2022.

Inpatient Dietitian - Band 6

Job Reference: 323-KPG2139

Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Chertsey, Surrey
£33,922 to £40,872 pa inc. HCAS

Our vision at Ashford & St Peter’s is to provide an outstanding experience and outcomes for patients and staff.

There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We provide acute and planned inpatient and outpatient care for our local community with a strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.

Inpatients Dietitian - Band 6

Full Time: 37.5hrs Per Week

Would you like to join a supportive, innovative, and respected dietetic department and contribute to maintaining and developing the high quality nutrition and dietetic service that’s currently delivered across Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust?

We are looking for a Dietitian interested in a desire to grow, both the role and your professional skills and knowledge and to embrace new ways of working within an ever changing NHS, whilst remaining committed to making an effective contribution to training the next generation of health care professionals, reaching the Trust’s vision, departmental service plans and promoting the dietetic profession.

The main roles and responsibilities of the job include:

  1. Working as a member of the Medical dietetic stream and providing specialist clinical dietetic assessment and care planning for inpatients and outpatients, focusing on nutritional needs specific to client groups, e.g. respiratory patients
  2. Working within MDTs providing specialist nutritional advice and support, as appropriate, to facilitate the effective nutritional management of patients whilst in hospital and on discharge
  3. Contributing to the development and updating of information leaflets and other resources produced by the department
  4. Taking an active role within the general functioning of the Dietetic Department, including contributing to student training, supervision of staff members, and service development.

General responsibilities

  • In conjunction with other department members to promote nutrition education in the local community, through talks and/or production of resources.
  • To represent and promote the dietetics profession as the expert source of nutrition and dietetic information
  • To support the department and organisation by carrying out any other duties as qualified and able.


For further information please contact:

Caroline Goodger, Clinical Nutrition Lead Surgery/Critical Care, carolinegoodger@nhs.netORAlison Williamson, Clinical Lead for Inpatient Dietetics and SLT,

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Staff Benefits

Flexible working: We want all staff to have a good life/work balance and we will support you to have a working pattern that meets your needs and helps us to provide our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients.

We are Ofsted registered day nurseries at Ashford and St Peter’s sites, catering for children from 3 months to 5 years, and half-term play-schemes for primary school age children, open from 8am to 6pm.

We have car parking on all our sites and a new multi-storey car park on the St Peter’s site. We have onsite accommodation in shared flats or houses.

The NHS Pension scheme helps you to build your pension for when you retire. You receive tax relief on the contributions you make while you are working and the Trust makes a financial contribution as well. The NHS pension scheme has benefits that will support you and your family when you retire.

Career pathways: we support our staff to develop their careers and will ensure that you can access support, training and development to progress and fulfil your potential at ASPH

There are a number of staff benefit schemes running to support wellbeing such as salary sacrifice, discount schemes and cycle to work schemes.

ASPH Wellbeing support includes a brand new Wellbeing hub that features an on-site gym as part of the recreation area, offering exercise classes or use of the gym for free following induction, as well as a relaxation area. We have multi-faith centres on both hospital sites.

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