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Dietitian

Job Reference: 262-A-18-50005

Employer:
Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
10446 WCH Dietetics
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Salary:
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum

We are the largest provider of NHS services across the County of Cumbria. Around 3500 staff operate 60 community and mental health services from over 20 main sites and many other premises shared with other health or community services such as GP surgeries. In any one year we see around one fifth of the population providing health care services to people in Cumbria, from newborn babies to care of the frail and elderly. Our services are organised into care groups, designed to put clinicians in control of decision making with patients and carers so that services are run by experts in the clinical area.


If you are a newly qualified graduate, Band 5 dietitian, OR a student expecting to graduate in the next few months and relish the idea of having the beautiful Lake District on your doorstep then this is the ideal post for you.

An exciting and excellent opportunity has arisen within the Nutrition and Dietetic Department at West Cumberland Hospital to recruit a motivated, enthusiastic, Band 5 dietitian. This is an exciting time to come and work for the Cumbria Partnership Trust due to the integrating, transforming and evolving Nutrition and Dietetic service across North Cumbria.

You will join a busy, energetic, very friendly department of 6 dietitians, a dietetic assistant practitioner and administrative assistant and have the support of a Team Leader, Professional Lead and a Senior Network Manager.

This post will involve working in the Acute and Community settingswhich is ideal for continuity of care for adult patients. The successful applicant will have a varied, busy caseload including:

Adults Community - Nutritional Support, Gastro, Home Enteral and Mental Health

Adult Acute: Surgical, Medical, Stroke, Gastro, Palliative and Mental Health on a rotational basis.

Staff and patient training - MUST, Enteral Feeding, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Pulmonary rehab, Nutrition and Falls. Numerous opportunities to attend training as well as shadow in other dietetic specialties such as Mental Health, Diabetes, Paediatrics and Critical Care.

You should be able to demonstrate the ability to work within a changing environment, have good communication skills and provide evidence of ongoing professional development relevant to this post. A BSc Hons degree in Dietetics or equivalent is essential.

You will have to be able to independently travel without public transport as this post covers a large geographical rural area.

The department has excellent computer facilities and we also have a flexible working system in place.

Closing Date: 13th February 2019

Informal enquiries and visits are most welcome. Please do not hesitate to make contact with our friendly department. Please contact Helen Fraser- Mayall, Dietetics Team Lead. Tel: 01946 523400 or email helen.fraser-mayall@cumbria.nhs.uk

The Trust will provide a twelve month preceptorship period for all newly registered healthcare professionals.

Healthcare Professionals returning to practice, moving into new roles or changing clinical environments, may access an agreed preceptorship period.

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4 = deduction from salary as a one off payment or over 3months at £10 a month

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4 = deduction from salary as one off payment or £15 deduction from 1st months salary, £11 deduction from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK CPFT future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

 




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Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UK Borders and Immigration (UKBA) website.

We welcome your feedback via NHS jobs to how we can improve our recruitment service and we hope to see you working for us soon.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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