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Team Lead Dietitian (Neurosciences)

Band 7

Main area
Neurology
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time 30 hours per week
Job ref
213-UPACS-1697
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Denmark Hill
Town
London
Salary
£39,866 - £49,704 pro-rata (inc HCA)
Closing
20/12/2018 23:59
Interview date
09/01/2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a driven and dynamic dietitian to join our team of 16 adult acute dietitians and lead the Neuroscience and General Medicine services at the Denmark Hill site of King’s College Hospital.

The successful applicant will have a strong clinical background within this specialist area in addition to effective leadership and operational skills. You will have excellent communication skills and extensive experience of working within an MDT. King’s is the regional centre for MND outpatients and you will provide input to this service, as well as to our neurosurgery high dependency unit and neurology inpatients.

This post is responsible for line managing 3 of the 4 posts within the team and ensures clinical supervision and CPD is embedded. You will work with the Clinical Lead to ensure the stroke, neurology, neurosurgery and general medicine services are evaluated and transformed where required. Existing experience in people management and service development is essential.

You will play an integral role in the large, supportive dietetic team at King’s College Hospital. Our dietetics department expects all staff to be involved in the teaching of other healthcare professionals, in line with our mission to provide excellence in clinical care, research and teaching in King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre.

We also undertake student training and you would play an active role in student supervision. The department supports flexible working under the King’s Flex system.

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Katie Walker, Clinical Lead Dietitian for Adult Acute Services on 0203 299 1812 (katiewalker@nhs.net)