We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Dietitian to join the Acute team at the Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy. Although contracted for 30 hours there is the possibility of further extra hours to make this a full time post.
The Nutrition & Dietetic Department is a Fife wide service providing Dietetic care to one Acute hospital, Community hospitals and Primary Care. The department is currently arranged into clinical teams for; Acute, Adult Weight Management & Diabetes, Mental Health & Learning Disabilities, Nutritional Support, Older People and Infant Nutrition & Paediatrics. The teams are supported by Dietetic Assistants and an Admin Team.
The Nutrition & Clinical Dietetic department takes both undergraduate and graduate Dietetic students for B & C programmes each year; involving all Dietetic staff in the delivery and organisation of the programmes. The department runs regular department training sessions and supports staff in their continuing professional development. The department has good clerical support, IT, internet and library facilities.
Registered with HCPC, you will have the skills, competencies and experience appropriate for the post, however, new graduate applications will be welcome.
You will provide a day to day clinical Dietetic service to in patients, out patients and day patients within Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy. The Acute service works in 3 teams for medical, surgical and renal.
You will be required to be flexible and provide cover across NHS Fife if required. Unsuccessful candidates will be considered to join our Bank.
The caseload will be varied across a range of clinical areas in patients, out patients across mostly medical and surgical. Types of patients will vary depending on the current demands of the service.
For informal enquiries, please email Linda Lawson, Senior Dietetic - firstname.lastname@example.org
A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.
NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application.
Please note the salary is pro rata for part time hours.