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NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Stoke University Hospital of North Midlands
Stoke on Trent
£24,214 - £30,112 £24,214 - £30,112 per annum
Salary period
03/12/2020 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.



Band 5 - £24,214 - £30,112


Full time, 37.5 hours per week

The University Hospitals of North Midlands, Royal Stoke site is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic dietitian to work within the acute adult dietetic team. This post would suit a newly registered dietitian or a dietitian who wishes to experience working in a busy acute teaching hospital with a wide range of specialties. Our band 5 positions rotate through medicine, surgery renal and older adults, working within specialist dietetic teams. Our preceptorship programme offers the opportunity to explore other specialties including dysphagia, bariatrics, gastroenterology, hepatology, oncology and catering shadowing our specialist dietitians. 

The successful applicant will have an inpatient and outpatient caseload working closely with a well-established dietetic team which comprises of 51 dietitians and dietetic assistants in a wide range of dietetic services and specialties in one of the UK’s largest Acute Hospital Trusts.  The dietitians work in collaboration with nurses, caterers and Speech and Language therapists to deliver dietetic care to patients in a busy acute environment. Best nutritional practice is embedded into the UHNM 2025 vision

You will develop and take part in staff teaching, student training and support the team in audit and service developments including the Trust’s well established Care Excellence Framework which supports best nutritional practices across our sites.  This post is ideal for a dietitian wishing to develop their skills; there is a good track record of introducing our dietitians to specialities and supporting career aspirations.

UHNM are at the start if a Delivering Exceptional Care journey, to reach the Trust vision of being a world class centre for clinical and academic achievement, where over the next 18 months, all staff will have training in Quality improvement methodology coordinated by our Quality Improvement Academy. We will be working on transformational change with staff empowerment.

The department is supported by administration & clerical staff. The Trust operates a flexible working policy.

Stoke-on-Trent is situated mid-way between Birmingham and Manchester in the centre of England with excellent transport links. We operate a no smoking policy at work.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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Anne Griffiths
Job title
Chief Dietitian
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If you have problems applying, contact

University Hospitals of North Midlands - Royal Stoke
Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent
01782 671437 (internal 71437)