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Rotational Dietitian

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Tunbridge Wells & Maidstone Hospitals
Tunbridge Wells & Maidstone
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata
22/05/2019 23:59
Interview date

We have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic Band 5 Dietitian to join the exciting Band 5 rotational programme within the experienced dietetic team at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. 

You will be responsible for a varied and challenging caseload including general medicine, trauma, cardiology and care of the elderly. In addition, you will run regular outpatient clinics, contribute to the nurse induction programme, provide MUST training for other health care professionals and deliver a regular cardiac rehabilitation session. 

You will have the support of senior dietitians and have the opportunity to develop and enhance your dietetic skills in a variety of specialties including respiratory, stroke, gastroenterology and surgery.  We have an established student training programme for A and C placements in which you will be involved and there will be opportunities to contribute to audits and service development.

We are a friendly and supportive department which encourages innovation and is committed to professional development to support excellent patient care.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to having a diverse workforce and being a Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Committed Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential.  We, therefore, encourage applications from BME people, LGBT+ people and people with disabilities.

Closing Date: Wednesday 22nd May 2019 

Interviews: Wednesday 5th June 2019 

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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

Ruth Aylen

Clinical Manager for Nutrition and Dietetics

Tunbridge Wells Hospital    

Direct line: 01892 635071