Paediatric Team Lead Dietitian

Gillingham, Kent, England
ME8 6EF
Medway NHS Foundation Trust £ 38.89 - 44.503 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 38.89 - 44.503 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
4 Jun 2021
Closes
4 Jul 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities This is an opportunity for an expert autonomous Dietitian to plan, develop and contribute to the delivery and service improvement of the paediatric nutrition and dietetic service provided to Medway NHS Foundation Trust.
To be responsible for providing and running the expert dietetic care for paediatric inpatients on the acute paediatric wards and outpatient clinics
To develop and review standards, policies, resources and other improvement activities relating to the specialist services associated within paediatrics, within the Dietetic profession and across the Trust.
To supervise and develop more junior staff
To take a leading role in carrying out specialist assessments, evidence-based treatment and management of paediatric patients who may present with complex and /or chronic health needs that require specialist support and advice.
To be recognised as an expert source of knowledge in the field of paediatrics, leading on development of clinical guidelines, resources and education packages.
Provide education and support in the nutritional management of paediatric patients to parents, carers and the wider MDT
To support the wider Dietetic team during periods of increased demand and play an active role in the supervision and learning of others, including student placements.


Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria
  • Degree / Post graduate diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Current HCPC registration Membership of the BDA
  • Specialist BDA Paediatric Postgraduate Training


Experience Essential criteria
  • Significant post graduate clinical experience relevant to role
  • Demonstrable experience of working with a variety of clinical specialities and a range of population groups
  • Experience of dietetic care of paediatric patients


Knowledge Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of dietetic care of children with cystic fibrosis
  • Knowledge of dietetic care of children with food allergy
  • Evidence of Professional development including leadership and management


Skills Essential criteria
  • IT competent
  • Shows understanding of the value of audit within clinical practice.
  • Teaching/Presentation Skills


Values Based Question Essential criteria
  • How would you represent Medway in a postive way?


We are committed to Equality of Opportunity for everyone and will guarantee an interview to any disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

Medway Maritime Hospital is a smoke free site. Smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors. This will ensure that the hospital is a better place to work and a better place for our patients to be treated

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Job Details

Paediatric Team Lead Dietitian

Gillingham, Kent, Englandd Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 38.89 - 44.503 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
4 Jun 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
4 Jul 2021

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