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Regional Dietician. Job in Widnes Care Jobs

Widnes, Cheshire
Job Type
Full Time
4 Nov 2022

Are you a registered dietitian who is highly motivated, innovative, and can work strategically within clinical governance framework and physical health agenda?

If you're looking for a rewarding career where you can shape the Nutrition and Dietetic Service across the North West, then join the team as a Regional Dietician and be the reason why lives change for the better.

Working 37.5 hours a week within the Nutrition and Dietetic Service in the North West, you will take on a clinical caseload across all the sites within the region. By the very nature of the role being regional, there will be a need to travel between sites on a regular basis with a degree of flexibility required.

As a Regional Dietician, you will provide compliance and assurance of CQC, Hospital Food Standards and any other government statuary standards related to nutrition ensuring that the North West sites meet their duty of care. You will work on regional menu work with catering lead and development of weight management strategy/services ensuring the quality of dietetic service is high and responsive.

You will be the main point of contact for all things nutrition and dietetics. You will advise the wider team on individuals' dietary treatments, nutritional statuses and treatment options, contributing to formulations. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will be supported regionally and will have access to a variety of training and online courses to support your career development and growth.

Your main responsibilities:

  • To undertake nutritional assessment and formulate and organise nutrition and dietary therapy.
  • Provide guidance and plan interventions suitable for the service users' medical, social and cultural circumstances, based on clinical assessment and a sound evidence base.
  • Support professional activities, including the delivery of an assigned range of nutritional advisory activities, training and education which are evidence-based and tailored to the needs of the person
  • Undertake holistic nutritional assessments, including calculation of individual nutritional requirements.
  • Deliver services to medical and health care professionals, and others who influence food and nutrition issues
  • To work as part of the multidisciplinary team and liaise with the relevant professionals to ensure appropriate nutritional requirements are provided for the service users.

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • Registered Dietician with relevant degree level qualification
  • HCPC Registered and able to demonstrate leadership and project management skills
  • Full Clean Driving license
  • Experience of working within a team and liaising with stakeholders
  • Computer literacy with knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

What you will get:

  • Annual Salary of 45,800 + Benefits
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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  • Job Reference: 769360035-2
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2022
  • Employer: Elysium Healthcare
    Elysium Healthcare
  • Location: Widnes, Cheshire
  • Salary: £45,800
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Full Time