Specialist Diabetes Dietitian

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

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Job summary

A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced, pro-active Paediatric Dietitian to join our department and work in our Diabetes team. Depending on the experience of an applicant, this can be a development post working towards a band 7 role.

UH Bristol and Weston is a teaching trust and offers a supportive learning environment with a positive personal and professional development ethos. Bristol is a vibrant University, historical, multicultural city with excellent road, rail and air links. If you want to join a friendly, dynamic, forward-thinking dietetic team to develop both yourself, and our services, within a well-supported team environment please apply. We would welcome you to call us (Anna Walker) to discuss the role further and are happy to arrange an informal visit if you would like to see our lovely hospital.

Main duties of the job

This role will provide specialist dietetic care for the Bristol & Weston Children and Young Peoples Diabetes Service, which is a large team caring for over 400 children and young people.

A good grounding in paediatric dietetics is essential and ideally you will have clinical paediatric experience in diabetes, however training and competencies can be provided for those with no existing diabetes experience. Good team working, innovation skills and a drive for high standards of clinical care and knowledge are needed to help with the continued development of these services.

If you have less experience in paediatrics, but strong leadership and service development skills please feel free to call us to discuss a potential application.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Date posted

31 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £45,839 a year If employed as a Band 6 fast track to Band 7

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

387-WC-4953-LH

Job locations

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Upper Maudlin Street

Bristol

BS2 8BJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registration
  • Degree or postgraduate qualification in dietetics
  • Clinical Supervisory Skills Course (Basic)

Desirable

  • BDA Module 2 Paediatric course or equivalent experience
  • British Dietetic Association (BDA) membership
  • Postgraduate diploma/MSc or evidence of work at this level
  • MSc/MScModule in Diabetes

Experience

Essential

  • Student training

Desirable

  • Audit experience

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Computer skills and the use of dietary analysis software

Qualifications

Essential

  • Evidence of continuing professional development (E)

Experience

Essential

  • A good foundation within paediatric dietetics
  • Working as part of a multi professional team

Desirable

  • Experience of Research and Development
  • Experience of undertaking clinical trials
  • Experience in Paediatric Diabetes

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels (oral and written)
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Time management
  • Teaching/presentation skills in a variety of settings and to a range of groups/grades

Aptitudes

Essential

  • Good judgement
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Professionalism
  • Recognition of own limitations
  • Team Player

Desirable

  • Leadership
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registration
  • Degree or postgraduate qualification in dietetics
  • Clinical Supervisory Skills Course (Basic)

Desirable

  • BDA Module 2 Paediatric course or equivalent experience
  • British Dietetic Association (BDA) membership
  • Postgraduate diploma/MSc or evidence of work at this level
  • MSc/MScModule in Diabetes

Experience

Essential

  • Student training

Desirable

  • Audit experience

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Computer skills and the use of dietary analysis software

Qualifications

Essential

  • Evidence of continuing professional development (E)

Experience

Essential

  • A good foundation within paediatric dietetics
  • Working as part of a multi professional team

Desirable

  • Experience of Research and Development
  • Experience of undertaking clinical trials
  • Experience in Paediatric Diabetes

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels (oral and written)
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Time management
  • Teaching/presentation skills in a variety of settings and to a range of groups/grades

Aptitudes

Essential

  • Good judgement
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Professionalism
  • Recognition of own limitations
  • Team Player

Desirable

  • Leadership

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Upper Maudlin Street

Bristol

BS2 8BJ


Employer's website

https://www.uhbw.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Upper Maudlin Street

Bristol

BS2 8BJ


Employer's website

https://www.uhbw.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Anna Walker

anna.walker@uhbw.nhs.uk

01173428802

Date posted

31 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £45,839 a year If employed as a Band 6 fast track to Band 7

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

387-WC-4953-LH

Job locations

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Upper Maudlin Street

Bristol

BS2 8BJ


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