QUEEN MARGARET HOSPITAL, DUNFERMLINE
NUTRITION & DIETETIC DEPARTMENT
SPECIALIST DIETITIAN – ADULT WEIGHT MANAGEMENT TEAM
REF NO: FW532/12/17LB
SALARY: £26,830 – £35,933 PRO RATA
BAND 6 – HOURS: 22.5
ALL PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN CARRIED FORWARD AND WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POST, THERE IS NO NEED TO RE APPLY.
The Nutrition & Dietetic Department is a Fife wide service providing Dietetic care to one Acute hospital, Primary Care hospitals and the community. The department is currently arranged into clinical groups for; Acute, Diabetes, Nutritional Support, Older People and Paediatric. There are also specialists Dietitians working in Mental Health, Eating Disorders and Health Improvement.
The Dietetic department takes both undergraduate and graduate Dietetic students for B & C programmes each year; involving staff in the delivery and organisation of the programmes. The department runs regular department training sessions and supports staff in their continuing professional development. The department has good clerical support, IT, internet and library facilities.
This post involves providing a Specialist Weight Management Dietetic Service to Tier 3 patient referrals. This team is made up of Dietitians, Psychology staff and surgeon. The team accept referrals in line with the Adult Weight Management pathway for Tier 3/4 Weight Management, where the patients are assessed and complete a group work programme. Successful patients then move on to Tier 4 and possible Bariatric surgery.
The post holder will support the team lead to provide a Dietetic service for the Tier 3 patients at clinic, in groups and for maintenance. The monthly referral rate varies between 35-50 patients.
For informal enquiries, please contact Deborah Vanstone / Kerry Aitken, Advanced Specialist Dietitians, Adult Weight Management Team, Queen Margaret Hospital onext 20267.
A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.
NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.
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CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 27TH MARCH 2018
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