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Dietitian - Paediatric

Band 5

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Dietitian- Paediatrics
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum
18/11/2018 23:59

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- 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.


Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

A post has arisen for a Band 5 paediatric dietitian at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. This post offers the ideal opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and skills in paediatrics and to be an integral part of both the dietetic and the wider Children’s Therapy Team.

This is a permanent full time contract, and you will be based at York hospital, covering clinics across sites. You will be a member of the paediatric dietetic team, which comprises a Band 7 Advanced Clinical specialist, 5 Band 6 specialist paediatric dietitians, and support from a dietetic support worker

The opportunity that we are offering will develop skills in the specialist area of paediatric dietetics, in a supportive environment. You will be involved with the management of a wide range of paediatric conditions, including allergy, faltering growth, feeding difficulties, coeliac disease, and enteral feeding as well as managing an acute in-patient caseload.  

We are also involved in delivering a variety of rolling training programmes for other healthcare professionals across the Child Health Directorate. The successful candidate will be involved in these important aspects of learning and development. We will support you within a team set-up and will provide training in all required areas.

You will be joining the growing team of over 30 dietitians in the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust a forward thinking department which crosses many specialities.

The department places a strong emphasis on clinical and peer support, supervision and supports continuing professional development. We also have a well-established programme facilitating the training of dietetic students on A, B and C placements.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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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

Julie Sharp

01904 725269






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