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Dietetic Support Worker

NHS AfC: Band 3

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NHS AfC: Band 3
Full-Time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The Royal Marsden Hospital
£21,446 - £24,107 pa inc
26/03/2019 23:59

Are you interested in nutrition and keen to work within the oncology setting? Do you have experience of working within healthcare, are organised with administration skills? Then this may be the job for you! An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to join our busy team. The post will be based primarily in Sutton.

The post is are split between administration duties: coordinating patients being discharged on home enteral feeds, analysing food diaries, data collection for audits; and clinical duties: reviewing patients already seen by the dietitians, assessing patients food intake, weights, heights and other nutritional parameters. The post holder will also work with the consultant dietitian to review the catering services in the trust. The post will also provide an opportunity to develop presentation skills in both formal and informal settings working alongside the dietitians.

You should have a minimum of 6-12 months experience in social/healthcare and be interested in nutrition.
What can we provide for you?
The opportunity to work within the largest cancer centre in Europe. The hospital encourages professional and personal development through an in-service education program and support for study leave. You will be able to complete the Cavendish Care certificate.

How do we work?
The Nutrition and Dietetics service is part of the Therapies department which is committed to a philosophy that addresses the physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs of all individuals with cancer through a genuinely multi-disciplinary approach.

No smoking policyStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Disability confident employerCare quality commission - Outstanding

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mhairi Glancy, Dietitian, 020 7352 8171 ext. 1008

If you have problems applying, contact

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