Proposed Salary £19,737
Career Level Managerial
Experience Less Than 1 Year
Qualifications Associate Degree
Email [email protected]
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.
The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.
The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.
In its most recent inspection, the Care Quality Commission gave the Trust an overall rating of Good.
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An opportunity has arisen for a Band 3 Dietetic Assistant fixed term maternity leave cover for a period of 8 months, with potential to extend.
This is an exciting opportunity to provide a key role in supporting the work of the dietitians based at the Aintree site of Liverpool University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
The role involves patient assessments, reviewing and monitoring patients on oral nutrition support and provide dietary education to patients at ward level. You will also support Dietitians with administrative tasks and liaising with Community services as needed. You will be working within a friendly and supportive team of qualified dietitians and assistant practitioners who are committed to delivering high quality, patient centred care. It is an exciting time to join a team that is developing new ways of working with colleagues across sites.
The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, the ability to work flexibly and the willingness to develop new skills. You must have an interest in nutrition and clinical working in an acute inpatient setting. Previous experience within a healthcare environment and knowledge of nutrition is desirable.
Training and skills development will be supported through clinical supervision with a qualified Dietitian.