Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.
An opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic qualified registered Dietitian to join our community dietetic department working across Greater Preston, Chorley and South Ribble.
The successful candidate will be required to help develop and co-ordinate the Services provided within The Community Dietetic Team, namely nutritional support, home enteral feeding, diabetes, weight management and gastroenterology.
You will be expected to manage dietetic resources used within these services and will contribute to the development and implementation of evidence based Trust wide policies and procedures relevant to dietetics. In addition, you will be responsible for retaining and delivering a dietetic service to specialised clinical areas requiring a high level of knowledge, skills and experience particularly within home enteral feeding.
You will need to provide specialist clinical advice to support service planning and delivery across the Central Lancashire health economy.
This post is community based and you will be expected to meet the traveling requirements of the job.
The applicant will require an enhanced DBS certificate for this post.
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