The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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We are looking for confident and motivated Dietitian to join our Dietetic and Speech Therapy Team at The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
The Hillingdon Hospital is a busy district general hospital in North West London and has a diverse patient population. It is situated close to Heathrow Airport and Brunel University and within a 10 minute commute by public transport to Uxbridge Town Centre which has excellent transport links to central London. The Trust has on-site accommodation and a crche.
Our friendly team consists of 13 Dietitians, 7 Speech & Language Therapists and 3 administrators.
This new created role within the paediatric dietetic team is a unique opportunity for a band 5 dietitian with experience of working in the acute setting. The post holder will be supported and trained in the specialist area of paediatric dietetics. The clinical caseload will include providing a high quality, evidence-based paediatric dietetic service to the general paediatric ward and to paediatric outpatient clinics.
Main duties of the job
You will be supported by a senior dietitian and will have the opportunity to shadow specialist areas such as diabetes and neonatal. The post holder will be involved in educating staff on matters relating to nutrition and catering and after 6 months experience will become involved in supervision of student dietitians on placement. The post holder will be expected to manage their caseload independently and will be involved in department wide projects and service improvements.
The Dietetic and Speech Therapy team is committed to continuing professional development, providing monthly coaching conversations and professional development sessions. We encourage staff as part of their annual appraisal to have an active involvement in audit and service improvement projects. There are excellent opportunities and guidance for ongoing personal development. There is a well-established borough-wide Dietetic network who offers peer support.
Candidates must be a qualified dietitian and registered with the HCPC. If you are enthusiastic and keen to be a member of our team, we would love to hear from you.
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute Hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics and maternity services. The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit and outpatient clinics.
The safety and well-being of our patients and of our staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this - particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress and going forward by working in partnership with local GPs, charities,community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are absolutely focused on ensuring that our hospitalsprovide high quality, safe and compassionate care, while drive forward the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.
We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for a full list of role requirements and main responsibilities.
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