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Dietetic Support Worker

Band 3

Main area
Dietetic Support Worker
Band 3
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
York Hospital
£17,787 - £20,448 per annum
22/01/2019 23:59

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic individual, with good communication and team working skills, experience of working with the general public and good computing skills to join the Nutrition and Dietetic team at York Hospital.

This post will be working alongside Dietitians and Dietetic Assistant Practitioner in areas such as general medicine, paediatrics, surgery and oncology. The post holder will provide clinical and administrative support to these teams and will be involved in liaising with dietetic, catering, and nursing staff alongside completing basic nutritional assessments of patients. You will also be involved in assisting Dietitians and the Assistant Practitioner with the delivery of nutrition education sessions. Although no formal nutrition qualifications are required, a keen interest in food and nutrition is essential.

You will be given direction and supervision and appropriate training will be provided. You must be prepared to undertake competencies and continuous professional development. We are a friendly department of dietitians and clerical staff working in a busy acute hospital. We have an established student training programme for training dietitians and encourage innovation, CPD and professional development. The support worker is a key member of the department.

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Emma Tease - Advanced Clinical Specialist /Team Manager
Tel: 01904 725269





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