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Dietitian - Maternal Obesity

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Riverside Health Centre,
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
04/03/2021 23:59

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB)  Nutrition and Dietetic Service has an exciting opportunity with a newly funded post for a Band 6 Dietitian to work as part of the chronic condition team with a specific remit for maternal obesity.  The postholder will be responsible for the day to day management of a specialist caseload for Weight Management and type 2 diabetes, targeted at pregnant women in Cardiff and Vale. Service delivery includes group education  as well as specialist clinics, working closely with antenatal services and attending relevent antenatal clinics. This will include virtual education delivery. The postholder will be required to provide support across Cardiff and Vale. The post sits within an integrated chronic condition team and you have close links with the specialist weight management multidisciplinary team, midwifery and public health services. Experience or training in Motivational interviewing and weight management is an advantage but training can be provided

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 are searching for someone who shares our values that:

  • 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

Post holders 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: 4th March 2021

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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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Helen Nicholls - Community Dietetic Service Manager