AINTREE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
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DEPARTMENT OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
ADVANCED DIETITIAN - GASTROENTEROLOGY & CRITICAL CARE
Full Time (37.5 HOURS PER WEEK)
This exciting new post offers an opportunity for an existing Band 7 or Band 6 to further their dietetic experience in the clinical area of Gastroenterology Outpatients and Critical Care.
You would join a team of staff based within Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which includes Dietitians, Assistant Dietetic Practitioners, Dietetic Assistants, and Clerical staff. The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is part of the wider Therapies Team within the Medical Directorate. The Trust has a well-established Nutrition Support Team which provides support with the management of patients with complex nutritional needs.
A key element of the role is to set up and deliver an evidenced based Dietetic Led outpatient service for Gastroenterology. There will be a particular focus on the management of IBS using FODMAPS and nutrition support for Patients awaiting liver transplants. This will be fully supported by the Medical Lead for Nutrition. The role also requires the successful candidate to provide clinical leadership within the Dietetic Service to Critical Care supported by Band 6 and Band 5 Dietitians.
You will provide day to day operational leadership within the Acute Team supporting the Clinical Lead and supervise a small team of Dietetic staff. You be actively involved in supporting Governance, Performance, and Quality Strategies across the service.
To apply for this post you will need to be an HCPC Registered Dietitian with excellent knowledge of nutrition support and clear leadership experience relevant to the role. Experience of FODMAPS is desirable but not essential as training will be supported if necessary. The post involves developing links with the wider multidisciplinary service and you will be required to work autonomously, possessing strong leadership, organisational and communication skills.
You will also have the opportunity to be involved in the training of Student Dietitians from the University of Chester, to provide clinical supervision to Dietetic Staff and be involved in the support and development of other Dietetic staff and healthcare professionals.
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If you are interested in this post or would like further information please contact Kate Massey, Clinical Lead ( Email address removed ) or Lisa Jones, Nutrition Team & Surgical Dietitian, ( Email address removed ) Tel: 0151 529 3473.
Please note: We reserve the right to close any vacancy from further applications when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.
NOTE: All permanent and fixed term appointments of 12 months or more (with the exception of Doctors in training and short term appointments) will be appointed subject to a probationary period.
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