Paediatric Specialist Dietitian - Whipps Cross and Newham University Hospitals

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Barts Bank Paediatric Specialist Dietitian –Barts Health Trust


Looking for a job with great prospects and a friendly team - come and join us!

We are seeking experienced Paediatric Dietitian’s to join the Barts Health Staff Bank to work across all Barts Health Sites.

Barts is the largest NHS Trust in the UK.  We operate from four major hospital sites (The Royal London, St Bartholomew’s, Whipps Cross and Newham) and several community locations, including Mile End hospital.

To become a successful member of our bank, you will have the opportunity to learn and work in a diverse and stimulating environment and enjoy the support of hard working teams, who put patients at the heart of all we do.

Newham and Whipps Cross University Hospitals provide services for a vibrant community, rich in cultural diversity and is a great place to work. Our therapy teams are innovative, creative and friendly, working closely with colleagues from other disciplines to deliver high quality, patient centred care.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic locum dietitian with energy and drive, to join our team.

We are part of the largest NHS acute trust in England, with one of the busiest Paediatric Services in London. We have 22 Paediatric Dietitians who work across 4 sites and provide tertiary paediatric services including Surgery, Cystic Fibrosis, Gastroenterology, Allergy, Neonatology, Neurology, Diabetes and PICU. We have a diverse cultural and ethnic population and cover both affluent as well as socially-deprived areas.

This post is based at Whipps Cross and Newham University Hospitals.

Whipps Cross hospital – 3  days per week and  Newham University Hospital -  2 days per week  

You will work as an integral member of these well-established Paediatric teams both have a Paediatric ward, Neonatal ward  and dedicated Paediatric outpatient services.

You will ideally have at least 3 years of clinical dietetic experience. Paediatric acute experience is essential, experience working within HETF and  neonates  is desirable. You must have excellent communication skills and enjoy working within a dynamic multidisciplinary environment.

We have a well-established programme of quality improvement and research, and fully encourage CPD. This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop your career within Paediatrics.

In return for your hard work, the benefits of becoming a successful member of the bank team are:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Annual leave accruals
  • Ability to self-book shifts
  • Weekly payroll services
  • Shift flexibility
  • FREE training in the core skill areas (including Health & Safety, Child Protection Level 2, SOVA, Manual Handling and Basic Life Support)
  • A dedicated and professional Recruitment, Compliance and Bookings team to support you.

Required for role:

  • BSc Nutrition & Dietetics or relevant postgraduate qualification.
  • Significant experience- over 1 year in acute paediatrics.
  • Paediatric Dietetics Training
  • HPC registered
  • In-depth knowledge in nutrition support and paediatrics

Please apply directly to this advertisement, with full and correct contact details. A member of the Recruitment Team will contact you shortly to discuss the role in more detail and to guide you through registration.

You will need at least 6 months recent NHS employment experience to be considered for registration and an up to date CV.

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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