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Paediatric Dietitian- Gastroenterology
NHS Jobs - Manchester, Greater Manchester - 6 days ago


Job Description

Royal Manchester Children's Hospital (RMCH) is a tertiary Children's Hospital that provides regional and supra-regional services to include most dietetic clinical paediatric specialties. It is a 371 bed, purpose built hospital in the centre of Manchester, and we are continuing to expand and develop our paediatric dietetic service in the largest single-site children's hospital in the UK. Dietetics is a well-recognised and respected service and we form part of most multi-disciplinary clinical teams. The RMCH dietetic service is strategically supported by a professional paediatric dietetic lead together with; • 5 x B8a clinical lead / paediatric dietetic team leads • 18 x B7 clinical specialist paediatric dietitians • 9 x B6 rotational paediatric dietitians • 4 x paediatric dietetic assistant • Special Feeds Unit with 8 assistants • Administrative support We have attracted new funding for an additional 1.6 wte gastro dietitians following a successful business case. The successful applicant will be joining a team of 2.9 wte (4) other band 7 gastro / allergy dietitians . The gastro dietetic service is integrated with the RMCH MDT and provides support to IP , OP and children in the community . We currently have approximately 40 children with short gut and intestinal failure with 35 on home PN. There a large IBD contingent ( approx ) 300 children and we are developing a dietetic led coeliac and FODMAP OP service. We have a busy IP service with a caseload of around 25 complex gastro inpatients at anyone time on PN , EN and exclusion diets. You must be a good team player and leader, flexible, reliable, conscientious, methodical, self-motivated, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will need to demonstrate insight into the challenges of managing infants, children and young people with a chronic condition. This role could be either Band 6 or Band 7, depending on experience. Band 7 post ; Recent significant clinical experience in acute paediatric dietetics is essential, as is a comprehensive dietetic knowledge base together with evidence of post registration CPD and training (e.g. Paediatric Masters Modules). You would also be expected to have some experience in paediatric gastroenterology (PN and EN) . Band 6 post ; Support and training can be provided the but recent clinical knowledge, experience and training in acute paediatric dietetics is essential . You would have the opportunity to join the team of other rotational band 6 posts within our service . Our service is committed to helping you develop your skills through continued professional development, regular supervision, annual appraisals, audit, policy development and training in line with best practice guidelines to further develop highly specialist clinical skills. You will be encouraged to participate in audits, research, student training (A placements), line manage and /or mentor less experienced staff and develop management and leadership skills as appropriate for the band . interviews will be week beginning 14th October For further details / informal visits contact: Moira Dixon- professional lead for paediatric dietetics ( ) or dietetic team lead or - specialist gastro dietitian Informal visits are welcome after selection for Interview - please contact Rachel Wood on We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received. Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment. MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period. If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are

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