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Advanced Clinical Specialist Dietician

Advanced Clinical Specialist Dietician

Posted 11 September by NHS Lanarkshire
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• To practice at an autonomous level, and provide highly specialist Dietetic input within NHS Lanarkshire’s Nutrition and Dietetic team, undertaking highly specialist service developments and influencing local and National policy.
• To act as a Dietetic expert providing a highly specialised service and advice to dietitians and other health professionals locally and nationally.
• To provide leadership and support to senior and junior Dietetic staff within the overall service.
• Utilise highly specialist and advanced skills to manage a caseload of patients with highly complex needs, using evidence based /patient centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions in both hospital and/or community settings.
• To work under the support, guidance and direction of the Dietetic professional lead undertaking specialist service developments, leadership tasks and management duties as required.
• Be responsible for practice education of Dietetic students on placement within the service area.
• Undertake research within specialty and design audit tools to assist this process.
• This post offers the postholder an opportunity to join in the delivery and further development of an effective Dietetic specialist service within NHS Lanarkshire.
• In particular, the post holder will be involved directly in the review of current structured education programmes and the development of new programmes as required.
• Registered Dietitian with valid HCPC Registration
• Educated to/working towards/operating at Masters Level
• Post graduate expertise within speciality / area of practice that demonstrates the required breadth of knowledge required to lead safety, effectively and efficiently.
• Comprehensive knowledge of clinical guidelines and standards within the speciality
• Advanced Specialist knowledge and experience of relevant conditions, pathology, policies and procedures associated with the speciality/area of practice ensuring that the level of expertise can be utilised to deliver leadership within speciality.
• Evidence of application of advanced practice skills in speciality and applying clinical judgement
• Evidence of further developed knowledge and experience in management and/or leadership.
• Further education/evidence of Continuous Professional Development in area of speciality including study days/courses/post graduate qualification
• The post holder will possess excellent team-working/leadership skills and have the ability to motivate and influence others and work using own initiative
• Excellent listening, communication and interpersonal skills and effective time management skills
• Working knowledge of basic information technology

Reference: 36083703

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