Location: Great Yarmouth
Salary: £37,570 - £43,772 (Band 7)
Description: Our client has a vibrant university hospital providing the best possible care to a population of 230,000 residents across Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and Waveney. The Trust employ over 3000 staff and provide a full range of general acute services plus a number of specialised services, with a main hospital boasting circa 500 inpatient beds and a 'good' CQC rating. The Trust prides themselves on their continuing commitment to modernising and improving patient care and has a strong national reputation for research and excellence in the quality of training facilities.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join their professional and multi-disciplinary teams. As a Acute Adult Dietetic Team Leader you will provide leadership to all Dietetic staff within the Acute Adult Team. To be responsible for service development within the specialty. To implement policy and policy changes in own clinical area and those which affect the whole Integrated Therapy Service and the Trust.
You will plan, co-ordinate, deliver and evaluate the Dietetic service provided to patients on ICU and Acute Adult wards across the Trust. This includes ensuring the team's workload is appropriately prioritised and work is effectively distributed and coordinated across the team on a day-by-day basis. You will also work closely with the inpatient teams and develop team goals with the Divisional and Service Operational Managers.
* As a guide 60% of time to be clinical based/patient treatment and 40% non-clinical Therapy Team Leader Management
Person Specification: We are looking for a candidate that holds a Diploma/degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, who has current registration with the HCPC with varied experience on clinical placements. essential is also experience in management or supervision of a team, post graduate training relevant to speciality area, Evidence of previous experience of supporting in patients with acute dietetic needs at a senior level, training and clinical supervision of clinical staff and students, up-to-date knowledge of research and national guidelines relevant to professional practice, experience of application of clinical governance e.g. Quality review and audit.
Benefits: Successful applicants will receive a full NHS benefits package with a broad range of training opportunities, a highly sought after salary, contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement and diversified career opportunities with an ability to provide a good work/life balance through flexible working options. Furthermore, house prices on the sunshine coast of Norfolk are cheaper than the South East and London, and childcare vouchers and the busy bee's nursery can offer a fantastic opportunity for applicants with children. Additionally up to £8000 relocation expenses may be available, with onsite accommodation also available (subject to Trust terms and conditions).