Senior Specialist Dietitian GastroenterologyIBD Barts Health NHS Trust job in London at Jobs In The NHS

Senior Specialist Dietitian Gastroenterology/IBD Barts Health NHS Trust

Company: Jobs in the NHS

Location: Aldgate UK

Date Posted:Sep 01, 2017

Band 7 Senior Specialist Dietitian (Gastro/IBD)Based at The Royal London Hospital Salary: AFC Band 7Hours of work: 37.5 per weekContract: PermanentBarts Health NHS Trust is one of Britain's top teaching Hospitals. Every year, we care for over 500,000 people from the City, East London and beyond, from communities with rich ethnic, religious and cultural diversity.Are you a Dietitian with experience in IBD/gastroenterology looking for a new and exciting challenge? A brand new Band 7 post has been created within the Adult IBD and luminal gastroenterology service at the Royal London Hospital. We are looking for an experienced Dietitian to come and join us to develop this post and maximise its potential to ensure that adult patients with an IBD diagnosis receive outstanding care. The Adult IBD service at the Royal London is renowned for its expert knowledge and experience and has an outstanding team of 6 clinicians, 5 Adult and 2 Paediatric / Adolescent IBD specialist nurses and an IBD pharmacist who between them care for a cohort of 3,000 - 4,000 patients from all over East London and the South East. We have a pioneering transition service from paediatrics patients to adult services using a dedicated Adolescent clinic. In parallel to the clinical service is a world class research program in IBD based at the Blizard Institute, QMUL and includes dietary and nutritional research through collaborations with King’s College London. Including the IBD services the Gastroenterology Department has 12 Luminal Gastroenterologists and the post holder would be expected to set up a new Coeliac Clinic and head up the functional dietetic service with a goal of developing this further. The post holder will receive a high level of clinical support from the MDT. The team is actively involved in audit and the post holder will have opportunities to contribute to this. As this is a new post you will be expected to demonstrate outcomes and how the post has made improvements to patient care. You will also be expected to contribute to the day to day activities of the adult dietetic team at RLH including the line management of a band 6 rotational Dietitian. You will have close working relationships with the other dieticians in the team, including the lead Dietitian for parenteral nutrition as well and the senior paediatric IBD Dietitian. You will be expected to be able to give support/advice to Dietitians on the other Barts Health sites. As the successful candidate for this post you will have experience of working clinically at either Band 6 or 7 level with knowledge of treating complex patients and be able to demonstrate evidence of working within the area of IBD and complex nutrition support. Applicants must also have good experience of close multi-professional working, demonstrate excellent communication skills and have experience in managing junior members of staff, support workers and students. You will be organised, flexible and adaptable and able to problem solve effectively. Please note that this advert may close early should a high number of applications be received.This advert closes on Thursday 21 Sep 2017 View full job description
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