Senior Specialist Dietician - South London - Perm

Posted 19 July 2022
Salary £42000 - £48000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineDietitianDietitian Jobs

Job description

Maxxima’s permanent team are recruiting for a Senior Specialist Dietician based in South London. This is an exciting opportunity to join a prestigious private hospital.
As a Senior Specialist Dietician, you will have a leading role within the dietetic outpatient service, providing advanced dietetic care within the specialist field of gastroenterology and other general outpatient areas (including women’s health, food sensitivities and weight management etc.) The caseload will be mixed, but with a focus on functional gut disorders and the Hydrogen Breath Testing (HBT) service.

Location: South London
Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time 37.5hrs 

What’s in it for you?
  • Salary: £42,000 - £48,000 dependent on experience, plus benefits such as Private healthcare, Contributory pension, health and a vast range of rewards you would associate with a leading private healthcare organisation
On a typical day you will:
  • Lead gastro dedicated and general outpatient clinics teaching on a variety of dietetic therapies, including the low FODMAP diet for the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), nutritional support, weight management, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), diabetes, and healthy heart advice.
  • Have clinical responsibility for the Hydrogen Breath Test (HBT) service, which is supported by the dietetic/HBT assistants. Holding a concurrent caseload of HBT patients, leading their pre – assessments and interpreting HBT outcomes. Adequate training will be available for this specialist aspect of the role.
  • Have involvement within the dietetic inpatient team, and provide clinical cover as required.
  • Plan, prioritise and manage own caseloads as an independent practitioner, and contribute to hospital based multidisciplinary teams to deliver appropriate nutritional care plans for patients.
  • Effectively review and monitor nutritional therapies and amend treatment plans based on the outcome of patient assessments and individual nutritional needs.

What will you need to succeed in this role?
  • BSc degree in dietetics or equivalent
  • Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and British Dietetic Association (BDA)
  • Experience in a clinical practice with specialist involvement in general outpatients and within the field of gastroenterology. To be proficient in teaching the low FODMAP diet in the management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Formal training desirable.
  • Experience in a wide range of clinical areas including oral nutritional support, weight management, gastroenterology, cardio-thoracic and orthopaedics.

Unlock your potential:
If you are looking for a new exciting challenge within a prestigious private hospital - please apply today!

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