Senior Specialist Dietitian - Oncology

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
15 Feb 2020
15 Mar 2020

Job Description

Are you looking for a development opportunity and a new challenge? Are you an enthusiastic, motivated Dietitian with previous experience in Oncology particularly in Head & Neck Cancer.

This post may then be of interest.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Band 7 Oncology Dietitian with specialist Head and Neck experience to join the Head & Neck and Oncology service at Barts Health. The main clinical area will be within Head & Neck however there will be an expectation for the post holder to have an oversight on the Dietetic Oncology service on the St Bartholomew & Royal London sites with management support. The post will be split across the 2 sites.

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and active team player with excellent communication skills to be part of the Head & Neck team. You will work alongside the band 6 Oncology/ H& N Dietitian and have line management responsibility for the band 6 Haematology -Oncology Dietitian.

There is a need for good organizational and time management skills with a proactive working style, equipping you to work effectively with patients, carers, and a wide range of health and non-health professionals in both hospital and the community. You will also require good all round IT skills in order to enable you to collect and analyse quality and outcome data.

The role is highly valued, diverse and includes: -

- Providing a comprehensive dietetic service to inpatient & outpatient adult patients, including Radiotherapy clinic

-Teaching and education role eg medical students and dietetic students on clinical placement.
- Reviewing and establishing new ways of working and establishing clinical supervision networks.
- Auditing local clinical outcomes and benchmarking practice and outcomes of diet interventions with other Cancer Centres to inform future practice.
- Contributing actively to national initiatives on behalf of the Head & Neck team.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Our people strategy for Applysets out our priorities and an action plan to meet our ambition. In this strategy, we set out the deal we are offering to you in return for living and breathing our values so that they shape everything that you do every single day.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals' who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

Ref: 297514CSS

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