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Specialist Dietitian - Renal

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
30 hours per week
Job ref
£28,050 - £36,644 pro rata
25/02/2019 23:59

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- care about what they do
- respect and value others
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…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


Hours: 30 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

An opportunity has arisen to join the growing team of over 30 dietitians in the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, as a band 6 dietitian specialising in Renal dietetics. This part time (4 days per week) post is based at York Hospital in the cultural city of York.

The postholder will be a key member of the large and supportive renal MDT and will be part of a team of 4 band 6 renal dietitians led by a band 7 Advanced Clinical Specialist Dietitian. The renal dietetic team delivers a comprehensive service to patients in all stages of renal disease and transplantation. The renal service covers a wide area, including satellite services in Harrogate, Easingwold, Scarborough, Malton and Selby, and this post will be required to support services at several of these localities, alongside members of the renal MDT. There will be weekly MDT meetings, where a variety of patients with chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury, on dialysis and pre and post transplantation will be managed. You will be involved in the dietetic management of renal patients on nutrition support by devising appropriate oral and enteral feeding regimens; making changes based on the assessment and interpretation of biochemistry and fluid balance. You will be trained in the use of anthropometry equipment and use of anthropometric measurement as part of the nutrition assessment of renal low clearance, haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients. You will be trained in the use of bioimpedance equipment for assessment of fluid balance in renal low clearance, haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients.

The department places a strong emphasis on clinical and peer support and supervision and has a well-established programme facilitating the training of dietetic students on A, B and C placements. We are also involved in delivering a variety of rolling training programmes for other healthcare professionals across the Trust relating to nutritional care. The successful candidate will be involved in these important aspects of learning and development.

For a full outline of the post, please refer to the job description and person specification or contact Louise Wells.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Louise Wells (Advanced Clinical Specialist Dietitian)

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