Paediatric Dietitian

Posted 22 February by Medacs Healthcare

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual, who would like to work with children and young people and their families.

Essential Requirements

BSc (Hons) in Nutrition & Dietetics or BSc (Hons) in relevant science & post graduate diploma in Dietetics

HCPC registered dietitian

Member of BDA

Minimum 5 years dietetic experience, of which minimum 3 years' full time experience in paediatrics

Significant previous experience of working in the NHS

Experience of working in general paediatrics, with neonates, children with special needs, allergies and reflux.

Experience of managing complex cases

Experience of managing projects and audits.

Management experience

Leadership skills

Ability to work well within various teams


Good verbal & written communication skills

Ability to work well under pressure

Able to take responsibility

Good teaching & presentation skills

Ability to develop and lead the Paediatric team.

Specialist knowledge of paediatric and neonatal dietetics.

Good working knowledge of the NHS and paediatric services and strategies within the NHS

Comprehensive knowledge on allergies, reflux, complex feeding difficulties and home enteral feeding.

Student training experience

Able to respond to unpredictable work patterns and the changing NHS

Flexible, adaptable and creative

Able to reflect and appraise own performance

For more information please contact Faye Barlow on .

Required skills

  • Paediatrics
  • Dietitian
  • Dietics

Application questions

Are you HCPC registered?
Are you a member of the BDA?
Do you have a minimum of three years experience in paediatrics?

Reference: 34532583

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