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Band 6

Main area
Clinical Diagnostics & Therapeutics
Band 6
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
University Hospital of Wales
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
26/11/2020 23:59



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Band 6: Cardiothoracic Surgery Dietitian

 Applications are invited for a permanent full time Band 6 position within the Cardiff and Vale UHB Dietetic Team. The post holder will provide a comprehensive dietetic service to cardiothoracic surgery. The role incorporates pre-asessment, management of the dietetic element of the enhanced recovery pathway and post discharge care as required.  Opportunities exist to cover into other specialties and develop skills and experience outside of core clinical area.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, a practical, forward thinking approach to service development and evaluation and the ability to work in a team. Previous clinical experience of oncology, surgery or respiratory care is desirable. Applicants should have acute clinical experience.

You will work within a friendly and highly skilled department and have numerous opportunities for professional and personal development. You will be actively involved in the research, audit and the Quality and Safety agenda of the department and UHB. The service is a major provider of pre-registration dietetic education and the successful candidate will be involved in the delivery of training and education. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they share our organisational values in line with Caring for People, Keeping People Well:

- We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
- We trust one another
- We respect each other
- We take personal responsibility
- We treat people with kindness
- We act with integrity

The post holder will be expected at all times to behave in accordance with our values demonstrating commitment to the delivery of high quality services to patients.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 26th November 2020

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Claire Constantinou, Clinical Lead Dietitian UHW