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Thread: Senior Dietitian, Caithness & Sutherland

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    Default Senior Dietitian, Caithness & Sutherland



    (Salary 26,830 - 35,933 pro-rata)

    An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Dietitian to join our service in the enviable location of Sutherland. The post-holder will be part of a small team involved in providing a cradle to grave service across Caithness & Sutherland area, being based in Sutherland and providing service predominantly within the Sutherland area. This post is part of the wider dietetic team, with colleagues delivering services from Wester Ross, all the way down the Great Glen to Kinlochleven and to the Small Isles and Skye.

    You will be expected to have working knowledge and experience in most areas of dietetics and you will be working in a supportive environment that is committed to CPD and practice supervision. The department accepts referrals from GPs, Consultants and all other healthcare professionals. It is anticipated that will be a strong focus on development of self-management approaches and standardisation of practice based on best evidence available. The latter practice development work will happen working collaboratively with colleagues across the North and West Operational Unit.

    You would be expected to supervise and/or support student training (A, B and C placements) and provide clinical support and education for other members of the multi-disciplinary team and volunteer agencies. An ability to prioritise and communicate effectively is essential, as is a full driving licence and access to a car for work purposes. This is a permanent part-time post of 22.5 hours per week, there is an opportunity to negotiate working times, however a degree of flexibility is required.

    Informal enquiries would be welcomed by Heather Taylor, Integrated Team Leader, East Sutherland, Tel: (01408) 664016/mobile 07920503965 or Yvonne Maclean/Leonie Cole, Dietetics (01955) 880269.

    Application forms/ full information packs are available (quoting job ref: 009/17.18-ES2 from Employment Services, Caithness General Hospital, Wick, KW1 5NS, Tel: (01955) 880403, or by emailing:
    Last edited by Bill Fernie; 18-May-17 at 11:59.

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