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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/02/2020.

Lead Community Dietitian

Job Reference: 078-FC352

Employer:
First Community Health and Care
Department:
Dietetics Team
Location:
Redhill
Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

First Community is rated Outstanding by CQC – making us one of the top 2% of organisations providing NHS care in the country.

Join a staff-owned social enterprise committed to providing first-rate care, through our first-rate people, offering first-rate value to our local community. We provide NHS Community services offering a friendly face with highly-rated, well run services, delivered by our skilled people.

First Community is a great place to work if you want to have a career where you feel supported to develop your potential.

We offer:

- High quality training and development including clinical supervision, mentorship, preceptorship support and career development

- Flexible working enabling you to have a good work life balance

- Inclusive and friendly rated as one of the best places to work in the NHS staff survey by colleagues working for First Community

- Well led our CQC inspection highlighted the quality of our leadership and management

- Flexible Retirement options including NHS Pensions

- Employee benefits including a car salary sacrific and child care vouchers.


Do you want to join an outstanding team in an outstanding organisation? First Dietitians are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative community dietitian with excellent communication skills and knowledge to jointly lead our adult team.

You will lead and manage junior dietitians whilst developing and co-ordinating services within the adult team. First Dietitians are committed to service development through public involvement, quality improvement and innovative new service models. As a social enterprise First Community would encourage staff to think outside the box!

You will manage a complex clinical case load of patients mostly nutritional support, home enteral feeding and gastroenterology through clinics and community visits.

We are a friendly team of 16 dietitians and 2 administrators delivering services across east Surrey and parts of West Sussex.

This post covers adult dietetics in the east Surrey community.

You will supervise and support our student dietitians. You will also participate in our team’s audit programme and policy and resource development for the team and organisation.




Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website. Please note that this may not be applicable for all posts.

Our preferred method of contact is by email. Please check your email regularly following the closing date.

Successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.

Recruitment and Retention Premium

Recruitment and Retention Premium applies to the following posts:

Health Visitors, Paediatric Therapists, Ward based Occupational Therapists, Podiatrists, Audiologists, Continence Nurses, Identified areas for Band 5 & 6 Staff Nurses and District Nurses.

Successful applicants within the staff groups above will receive -

  • £1000 upon commencement (payable in your first months’ salary) then;

  • £1000 after 6 months service subject to satisfactory completion of your probationary period.

    Do note that repayment clauses apply - and will be provided, as required to the relevant post holders.

    Please note, due to high volumes of applicants, certain posts may close early. We recommend candidates apply early to avoid disappointment.



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