Dietetic Assistant

Dietetic Assistant (Ref: 191106) Fixed term for 12 months Part Time – 30 hours per week Band 3, - Salary Range £25,468 - £27,486 per annum (pro-rata) Plus Distant Island Allowance of £2,256 per annum...

Dietetic Assistant (Ref: 191106)

Fixed term for 12 months

Part Time – 30 hours per week

Band 3, - Salary Range £25,468 - £27,486 per annum (pro-rata)

Plus Distant Island Allowance of £2,256 per annum (pro rata)

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated and imaginative individual to join our busy Nutrition and Dietetic Service. Based in Lerwick, with occasional travel to other bases, this is an excellent opportunity to work in service with a strong focus on patient-centred care and continuous improvement.


You will support the dietitians in the planning and delivery of evidence-based nutrition and dietetic service provision, including the general administration of the department, collating of clinical and non-clinical information relating to patients and delivery of training to healthcare and non-healthcare professionals. We are looking for candidates with good general organisational and administrative skills and a knowledge and understanding of healthy eating principles. All training required will be provided as part of the post.


This contract is for a fixed-term for 12 months to allow for ongoing workforce planning and review of establishment.  If you wish to apply for this post as a secondment opportunity, you will need to discuss with your line manager before submitting an application.


You will be expected to comply with the Induction Standards and Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers within 3 months of commencing your role – details can be viewed on http://www.hcswtoolkit.nes.scot.nhs.uk/resources/hcsw-standards-and-codes/ 


For an informal discussion, please contact Claire Bisset, Dietitian on 01595 743203 or email shet.dietetics@nhs.scot


Closing date: 04/08/2024

Interview date:   21/08/2024


*Please note this is a local advertisement and no relocation or interview expenses are applicable.


If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.


Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

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