Community Dietetic Team Lead - Primary care

Job ID: 831651
Location: Oxford
Category: Health
Salary: 31,696 to 41,787 per annum negotiable
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Job Reference: 267-OPCDTL729

Employer:Oxford Health NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Nutrition & Dietetics CommunityLocation:OxfordSalary:31,696 to 41,787 per annum

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.
We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

Nutrition and Dietetics is a countywide service provided by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust to all of the acute hospitals, primary care, community hospitals, mental health, learning disabilities, public health and the community. The Service is made up of over 50 Dietitians, 6 Dietetic Assistants and administrative support on all sites. The Community Team is based at East Oxford Health Centre.
We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Dietitian with a background in community public health dietetics. You will have responsibility for delivering an equitable service across Primary care and line manage the Dietitians providing that service. You will maintain a clinical caseload, including facilitating community clinics and health promotion group work.
This is an excellent development opportunity for someone interested in getting involved in service development and management. We are looking for someone who is innovative and can work with the Operational Lead in shaping the community service to meet changing demands.
There is a commitment to personal development and CPD and you will receive support and supervision as well as access to senior staff as required.
There is an expectation that all staff are involved in corporate departmental project work, audit / research and the teaching of other healthcare professionals. All staff are actively involved in student training.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact Ann Johnson, Community Dietetics Operational Manager on 01865 904517.
Job Reference: 267-OPCDTL729
Benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Trust include:-

- Excellent opportunities for career progression

- 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service

- NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers

- Staff accommodation

- Childcare Vouchers

- Competitive pension scheme

- Lease car scheme

- Cycle to work scheme

New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
* Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Job Type:Fixed term (12 Months)Working pattern:Full Time, 37.5 Hours Per WeekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:7Staff Group:Allied Health ProfessionalsSpecialty/Function:Older People's Service

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