Current vacancies at the Trust

Senior Specialist Dietitian - Prescribing Support

Band 7

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Band 7
1 Year Fixed Term
37.5 per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Various in Lambeth and Southwark
£38,035 - £48,256 p.a inclusive of HCA
25/03/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

We have an opportunity for an experienced dietitian to lead our dietetic prescribing support service.

The right candidate must have excellent communication and education skills to influence the use of nutritional supplements on prescription across a wide range of stakeholders in the boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark. These include GPs, community nurses, care home staff and acute trusts in the area.

You will also need to have experience of writing guidelines and data analysis in order to produce reports for the medicines optimisation teams in Lambeth and Southwark CCGs.

This is an exciting post which aims to drive up the quality of nutritional care given to patients at risk of malnutrition in Lambeth and Southwark whilst, at the same time, reducing costs associated with inappropriate prescribing and useage of nutrition supplements in the community.

You will be working with a Band 6 Prescribing Support Dietitian and will have support from Lambeth and Southwark CCGs medicines optimisation teams.

Closing date: 25th March 2018 at midnight
Interview date: 9th April 2018.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kenneth Michie, Clinical Lead Dietitian

Tel: 0207 188 4134


If you have problems applying, contact

020 7188 7188

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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