Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £37,225.00 - £41,047.00 gross per year
  • Maidenhead

Description

Domus a seeking a full time Dietician on behalf of one the leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospital and centres throughout England and Scotland, delivering wide ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, child and adult mental health services (CAMHS) including eating disorders and social care for children with special needs.

As a Dietitian, you will provide dietetic assessment, diagnosis and treatment programmes to individual patients. You will be an autonomous practitioner, holding a clinical caseload and working without direct supervision. You will support less experienced staff and students and colleagues deliver the Company's contracted services.

Benefits


- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Maternity leave at 3 month's full pay and 3 month's half pay
- 2 week's paid paternity leave
- Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
- A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
- Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
- Generous annual leave allowance
- Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
- The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
- Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
- A range of staff discounts
- Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
- Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services


Key Accountabilities:


- To provide expert advice, signposting, guidance and information to health and social care professionals, patients, carers, relatives or other non-professional contacts.
- To take appropriate action when working with vulnerable adults and children following guidelines and Company procedures, liaising with appropriate agencies as required.
- Maintain and contribute to the standards of professional care, ethics, policies and procedures.
- To accurately record all patient intervention and plans in the medical notes.
- Diet related resources.
- Menu planning, designing with Catering Department.
- Education workshops with staff, patients, carers and other professionals.
- Induction training with new staff and update as required.
- Implement standardised dietetic audit.
- Attend regular dietetic supervision.
- Contribute to the Nutrition Steering Group.


Clinical Role


- To provide a high level of care to patients with dietetic and nutritional requirements.
- Using highly developed knowledge & skills in the implementation and planning of individual dietary treatment plans taking into account patient's condition.
- Facilitate the safe discharge of patients with nutritional and dietetic plans.
- Negotiate with carers, patients and others around individual case management.
- Use specialist knowledge to inform sound clinical judgement/decision making for case management.
- To contribute to multi-disciplinary clinical teams, communicating complex information to members of the teams.
- Understanding the emotional needs of patients and their carers.
- To maintain up to date and accurate case notes in line with professional standards and local Company Policies.
- Wherever possible, include patients and/or carers in the planning of care (at home or within the hospital setting).


Staff Management, training and development


- To provide mentoring, advice and support to the Dietetic Support Worker and students as necessary.
- To undertake training of service professionals, carers and colleagues on up to date dietetic information.
- To attend relevant training and development in order to maintain the skills and knowledge required to maintain up to date HCPC and Dietetic registration.


Research and Audit


- To undertake clinical governance/audit projects as required.
- To collect and provide research data from own caseload as required and participate on departmental research.


Communication and Relationship Skills


- Provide a high level of communication with internal and external stakeholders.
- Participate in staff meetings offering views, ideas and opinions.
- Communicate all relevant issues pertaining to care.


Clinical Obligations


- Responsibility to maintain continuous professional development in order to meet requirements of professional registration.
- To work within the boundaries of your relevant Professional Code of Conduct.
- Adherence to national guidance and best practice evidence on infection prevention and control.
- Compliance with the Group clinical policies and those adopted.
- Participation in the Group clinical governance work programmes.


If you are interested in the above Dietitian vacancy, please call Michael on quoting reference MW-DTM-8033 or email your CV to

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Key words: Dieti


- mental health
- learning disabilities
- Dietitian
- brain injury

  • access
  • education
  • nutrition
  • relationship