Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian

  • Fixed-term – part-time
  • Maidstone

Website MTWnhs Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic and experienced dietitian to join our dynamic and progressive Paediatric Diabetes Team at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within either diabetes or paediatrics however we would be able to support your development in this area.

This team is well established and provides an inpatient and outpatient service across two hospital sites, as well as support in the community.

Our Paediatric Dietetic team at MTW is dynamic and proficient: offering expert care to our patients and dedication to the profession. If you are an HCPC registered dietitian with substantial clinical experience, looking for an opportunity within a friendly and supportive team, we would love to hear from you.

If you have any questions or are interested in applying and would like to discuss further, please contact Helen Furminger Manager Dietetics via or 01892 635071

Main duties of the job

Alongside another paediatric diabetes dietitian you will be responsible for a paediatric diabetes caseload of over 200 children across Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells area. This post is based at Maidstone with clinics on Wednesdays and Fridays. You will work closely with members of the multi-disciplinary team, including Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurses (PDSNs) and Consultant Paediatricians, attend regular multi-disciplinary team clinics, and provide inpatient and community support, you will also be involved in providing training and contribute to diabetes network groups. As a band 6 you will be be encouraged to contribute to service development and ensure the service meets the Best Practice Tariff for diabetes.

We are looking for a candidate with excellent communication skills and commitment to Continuous Professional Development, who can work autonomously and as part of an inter-disciplinary team with the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines without compromising care.

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