Diabetes Specialist Dietitian

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority
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We have an exciting opportunity for a full or part time diabetes specialist dietitian to join our team. We are looking for either an experienced diabetes specialist dietitian or a qualified dietitian with an interest in developing the skills and expertise in delivering diabetes care. Experience and passion for delivering group education to patients and staff will be an essential component of this post.

You will be an integral and valued part of the Community diabetes MDT which consists of a large team of diabetes specialist: Nurses, Dietitians, Podiatrists, Diabetes psychological wellbeing practitioners and diabetes specialist support workers with strong links, support and leadership from secondary care consultants.

We provide a service across Northamptonshire with two main bases at Danetre Hospital in Daventry and Kettering General Hospital, with community offices in Northampton, Wellingborough and Corby. You will be given a locality to cover/manage subject to service needs.

The post involves supporting adults with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes in both one to one and group settings. The focus is on enabling people with diabetes to remain healthy by working collaboratively to promote self-management and avoid acute and long term complications of diabetes.

A passion for delivering structured education is essential. We are proud to be an established DAFNE centre, we also deliver the DESMOND education programme for newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes and several in house workshops for existing diabetes. We are currently developing and delivering virtual options.

We will provide opportunities to develop knowledge and skills in diabetes in a supported learning environment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLouise MacDonaldJob titleSenior Diabetes DietitianEmail addresslouise.macdonald@nhft.nhs.ukTelephone numberAdditional contact information

Lynsey Burgess, smh.recruitment@nhft.nhs.uk,

Reference: 40916453

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