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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/02/2020.

Lead Dietitian for Neurology

Job Reference: 812-20-NS-ND-01

Employer:
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Department:
Dietitian
Location:
Sandridge Gate, St Albans
Salary:
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum

Voted one of the best places to work by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is one of a new generation of NHS Community Trust’s working across Hertfordshire. We provide a range of health services for adults and children who live across Hertfordshire.

Our services are vast and range from school nursing and health visiting for children and young people, to district nurses, diabetes services, rehabilitation in community hospitals, as well as other specialist services for adults and children. We deliver our services in people's homes, children's centres, local health centres and in its community hospitals. We employ around 2,500 members of staff who are at the forefront of NHS care and support.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements.

We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.


We are looking for enthusiastic dietitian to join the Nutrition and Dietetic Service within Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT). This post forms part of the Herts Valleys Integrated Nutrition and Dietetic Service which works with 4 partners from NHS and third part to deliver this newly commissioned service.

The clinical work for this post is with complex patients who have a neurological diagnosis, working as part of the Neuro rehab team in Herts Valleys. This post is also the team lead for dietitians working with similar patients countywide and is a point of contact for providing specialist knowledge and guidance. In addition to this expertise, the successful post holder, working closely with the locality team lead, helps provide the evidence to demonstrate the successful work carried out by the integrated service.

The Nutrition and Dietetic Service is proud to provide student training for students from the University of Hertfordshire. This post is the Lead Placement Educator for the dietetic students.

HCT is a forward looking trust. A key strategic objective is delivering the best care for patients and making HCT a great place to work. At the last CQC inspection, HCT was rated as "Good"

Interview - 5th March 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nikki Stewart

Service Manager for the Nutrition and Dietetic Service

07799861748




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