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Dietetic Assistant-Band 3 posted by North Bristol NHS Trust

Full Time
Southmead Hospital, Bristol
£18,813 - £20,795 / year
NHS Band 4

Job Description

Please note that if you apply for a position with this Trust, you may be contacted via the NHS Jobs website or via email. This includes invites for job interviews. We therefore recommend that you regularly check your NHS Jobs and email accounts.

Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.

Are you interested in helping patients meet their nutritional needs? If yes, we have an interesting and varied job opportunity as a Dietetic Assistant..

This post will involve communicating with patients and ward staff to help the dietitians develop and monitor nutrition care plans for patients. As well as seeing patients on wards, the role will include regular administrative and computer tasks such as looking up records & transcribing blood results, arranging clinic appointments and keeping records. The successful candidate will work with a large team of dietitians who cover a variety of wards at Southmead Hospital including critical care and the admissions unit. Your training needs will be supported and you will link with other staff doing similar tasks within the department.

We're looking for someone who is well organised, has an ability to concentrate and work accurately and has good communication skills which can be used when speaking with a variety of patients.

The post is a full time permanent position 37.5hrs per week, with a start time of 8-8.30am each day. We would consider a job share.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information, please contact Suzanne Ford or Amy Greenhough, Team leaders Tel: [Click here to apply] or via email ( Email address removed ) , ( Email address removed )

The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel [Click here to apply].

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity - Job Share Applications are welcomed.

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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.

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