Website United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
This listing is about United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust in Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
About the job
Skegness/Mablethorpe area Base Site – To be agreed.
The Specialist Community Dietitian will provide a specialist, cost-efficient and high quality nutrition and dietetic service to support patients requiring dietetic input in community settings. This support will primarily be nutritional support but will include a range of conditions and the service will be delivered to patients and carers in nursing/care homes, patients’ own homes and other locations, e.g. GP surgeries. Consultations and support will be via telephone, video consultation and home visits as required.
You will work alongside a number of teams in this role. You will be a member of the primary care and community teams in the Skegness and Mablethorpe areas and will also work with the ULHT Dietetic Team to ensure a seamless service. As a member of the Dietetic team you will be supported in your developing skills , we are committed to formal and informal training and development and have regular CPD. Professional support and supervision will be provided.
To lead on the development and evaluation of the post and service and the post will develop as it progresses.
To contribute to evidence-based policy, guidelines and procedures in managing nutritional care in the area.
To reduce the risk of malnutrition in the client group, both by individual consultation and education to carers and staff in community settings.
To support appropriate and cost effective use of Oral Nutritional Supplements (ONS) in the community.
To work with other agencies and healthcare professionals to promote the organisation of effective nutritional support in community settings, primarily care/nursing homes
What’s the hospital like?
Pilgrim Hospital is situated beautiful countryside and serves the communities in the South Lincolnshire area. It provides all major specialties and a 24-hour major accident and emergency service.
Grantham and District Hospital serves the communities of Grantham and the local area. It provides ambulatory paediatric and accident and emergency services.
Lincoln Hospital is a thriving university city and with the opening of the new medical school, It provides all major specialties and a 24-hour major accident and emergency service
If you want to make a difference and be part of something new and exciting then we would love to hear from you so, what are you waiting for?!
“Excellence in rural healthcare”, delivered by people who put patients at the heart of everything they do
One Trust, Endless opportunities
For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Katherine Green Job title: Trust lead Dietitian Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 01522 573418
Company: United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Job Location: Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
Application Deadline: N/A