Job DescriptionWe are offering a rewarding and challenging job opportunity within the Dietetic Services at North tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed D ietitian to join the Nutrition and Dietetic team at North tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust primarily covering the Easington area. This post will provide patient centred care for the Home Enteral Tube Feeding (HETF) Service off FP10 throughout the locality. This is a specialist post delivering HETF to adults and children within the acute and community setting. The post-holder will provide expertise for the HETF patient, their carers and families. The post will be clinically responsible for the patients on enteral feeding from point of discharge through stabilisation in the community. This will require participation in discharge planning of new HETF patients to ensure a patient focussed seamless service. As a specialist HETF Dietitian you will work as part of the dietetic HETF team and MDT to develop best, evidence based practice in this patient group and work with junior staff to develop their skills to manage the complex needs of these patients. As a clinical specialist dietitian for HETF you will be an active member of the acute and community teams at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust; working to deliver, develop, evaluate and audit the service. You will work in partnership with feed company nurse advisors and PEG nurses. You will be an educator for health professionals/students involved in the care of HETF patients. There is access to dietetic assistants and clerical and administrative staff and excellent IT facilities. The service is part of Out of Hospital Care Services which includes SLT, OT and Physio colleagues, making MDT working accessible. The department is involved in clinical pathways, audit, continuous professional development and student training. We participate in the clinical education of Placement A, B and C student dietitians and the post holder will be expected to play an active role in student training . Continuous professional development is actively supported. For further details / informal visits contact: Carys Robinson, Dietetic Team Leader, North Tees & Hartlepool Nutrition and Dietetic Service or email Anna Lumsdon Dietetic Team Leader, North Tees & Hartlepool Nutrition and Dietetic Service or email Please check your email address on a regular basis as applicants invited to attend an interview will be notified via this method. As part of our recruitment process, you will be required to undertake pre-employment screening: Disclosure and Barring Scheme (previously Criminal Records Bureau) Where a post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it may be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Scheme to check for any previous criminal convictions. Should you require a copy of the Trust's Disclosure and Barring Service Policy, please contact a member of the Workforce Team on . Please note the essential qualifications required for the post outlined within the the Person Specification. You are required to hold and provide evidence of the necessary qualifications for the post at interview should you be short listed. With effect from 1 December 2016 - Employment with North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is subject to satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period. Please note that internal applications and individuals that are appointed to fixed term appointments of less than 6 months duration are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or a bank member of staff.) As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references covering their last three years employment history. Applicants are requested to ensure professional e-mail addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references are not acceptable. We are an equal opportunities employer, as such we are recognised for being a positive about disabled employer. North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust operates a No Smoking Policy. If you experience any technical difficulties applying for this post please contact a member of our recruitment team on quoting the vacancy reference. 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 current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .
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