Obesity Specialist Dietitian

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
BS1 6AY
North Bristol NHS Trust £ 25655.0 - 39027.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 25655.0 - 39027.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
23 Jun 2022
Closes
22 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Summary
  • To provide specialist dietetic care to the Tier 3 Weight Assessment and Management Service in Bristol and Wiltshire (currently remote) via individual dietitian clinics and online group "mood and food" programme with psychology.
  • To deliver a dietetic service, at a novice level, to tier 4 patients in the pre and post op phase with support from senior dietitians
  • To work closely and communicate well with other members of the multi-disciplinary teams
  • To assess and treat a defined caseload of patients and maintain accurate records.
  • To deliver group and individual education and training, especially concerning obesity, to a range of health professionals, students and patients.
  • To act as an expert practitioner in Obesity care
  • To lead and contribute to policy development on matters relating to nutrition and dietetics within NBT, especially those pertaining to obesity
Essential
  • Course of study leading to registration as a dietitian with the Health Professions Council
  • Current registered dietitian status with HPC
  • Post-graduate experience in communication and behaviour change skills
  • Detailed knowledge of and interest in the common clinical conditions and best dietetic management of patients living with obesity
  • Evidence of ability to work in an MDT, gain the co-operation of others and manage conflict
  • Experience of audit and research
  • Empathic, helpful and friendly personality
Desirable
  • Post-graduate training in communication and behaviour change skills
  • Have achieved or be working towards second gateway of Band 5 in post dealing with patients where behaviour change is necessary
  • Recent experience of working in a Tier 3 and 4 weight management service
  • Experience of using online platforms for group education
  • Experience of creating online resources, web development, managing social media accounts or app development
Person specification

Education/Training/Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Course of study leading to registration as a dietitian with the Health Professions Council
  • Current registered dietitian status with HPC
  • Teaching qualification or experience of delivering education to groups
  • A range of work experience as a dietitian including settings where behaviour change is necessary
  • Detailed knowledge of common clinical conditions and best dietetic management. Detailed knowledge of specialist area care procedures and practice
  • Evidence of ability to deal with clients where there may be barriers to communication such as mental impairment, impaired speech, deafness or where English is not the patient's first language.
  • Understanding of confidentiality as it relates to dietetic practice
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of leading a project
  • Have completed or be working towards a BDA validated post-graduate course such as Diabetes Care course
  • Post-graduate training in communication and behaviour change skills
  • Clinical Supervisory Skills course
  • Course of study related to creating online resources, web development, managing social media accounts or app development
  • Recent experience of working in a Tier 3 and 4 weight management service
  • Experience of using online platforms for group education
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel Apply.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the 'Information for Prospective Employees' attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

Ref: 4320330

Job Details

Obesity Specialist Dietitian

Bristol, City of Bristol, Englandd North Bristol NHS Trust
Pay
£ 25655.0 - 39027.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
23 Jun 2022
Type
Bank
Closes
22 Jul 2022

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