Dietitian

Salary: Salary: £35,000.00-£40,000.00 per year

Full time: Monday to Friday (9:00am - 5:00pm)


Hillview Hospital is a Low Secure CAMHS service that provides specialist support for young people with severe and complex mental health conditions aged 13-18 years.


Are you a skilled and enthusiastic Dietitian seeking a new challenge where you can make a positive difference? Hillview Hospital are excited to welcome a Dietitian to join our talented multidisciplinary team, with an emphasis on patient contact and face-to-face work with individuals. The successful candidate must have a Dietetics qualification and be registered with The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).


As a Dietician, you will manage a caseload where you will provide dietetic management, assessment, diagnosis, treatment programs for the individual needs of each young person and will be requested to design and deliver training.

You will know one or two things about healthy living as you promote recovery and will liaise with the wider community of dietitians and GPS where you will agree, monitor and implement service users clinical nutrition and diet health plans.

You will provide advice, guidance and information to your peers, young people and their family as you support them through their recovery journey, including nutritional requirements and menu planning with the catering department.


Your responsibilities:

  • To assess young peoples' weight and advise regarding calories for the multi-disciplinary team

  • To conduct pre-admission screenings for new referrals while laying out the plan of future intervention

  • To liaise closely with colleagues across a range of care teams to provide timely, accurate, and effective treatment, supporting non-specialist colleagues in carrying out direct work themselves wherever this is appropriate.

  • To liaise with the hospital’s catering department and ensure that the menu is reviewed regularly, the allergen list, portion sizes, and special menus are up to date

To be successful in this role, you'll need

  • Qualification in Dietetics and registration with HCPC

  • Be NG Tube fed Trained - however this is not essential training can be provided.

  • Evidence of previous and ongoing commitment to continuous professional development

  • Post-qualifying experience of working with children and young people with mental health difficulties

  • Knowledge and understanding of Eating Disorders in children and young people, and their impact on both the client group and their families/carers

  • Excellent assessment skills with this client group, including risk assessment and management.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have full current UK professional registration.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check - This post is subject to a Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (Formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Benefits:

  • Discounted staff meals

  • Free on-site parking

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Statutory annual leave

  • Training and development

  • Breakaway training certificate

  • Employee Assistant Programme

  • Employee Store Discounts

  • Statutory sick pay



To apply for this position email our Regis application form to: recruitment@regishealthcare.co.uk


If you would like to talk to discuss this role in more detail with someone you can contact us on: 01495 350349