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NHS AfC: Band 5

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Nutrition & Dietetics
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£20,150 - £29,608 per annum pro rata
17/01/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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A unique opportunity has arisen to work within the acute Dietetic service at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, a world class teaching hospital with state-of-the-art facilities for modern patient care.

You would be joining a large dietetic department with over 60 staff. The post holder would be based within the adult acute team, consisting of 17 dietitians and 2 dietetic assistants.

The hospital is within walking distance from the University of East Anglia which boasts some of the best open-access sporting facilities in the country and is situated within acres of green space. It’s just a short journey from the historic city of Norwich – renowned for its open-air markets, cathedrals and rich cultural community. Living and working in Norfolk provides access to beautiful beaches, rich countryside and affordable housing with excellent transport links to London.

As the successful applicant you will have an opportunity to build on your skills post registration as part of a team of specialists who will support your development.  There will be full support and mentorship provided by an experienced Dietitian to complete a preceptorship and to consolidate Dietetic skills in general medical, surgical, older person’s medicine, cardiology, respiratory, neurology and orthopaedic wards.  There will also be an opportunity to be involved in patient talks and general outpatient clinics.  Innovation, involvement in research and audit is encouraged and appropriate job planning will ensure appropriate time available.  The rotational part of the post will provide opportunity to gain significant specialist knowledge, supporting teams such as renal, gastroenterology, stroke, critical care, oncology and cystic fibrosis. 

Our service also supports flexible working to encourage a healthy work life balance.

This full time rotational post will be suitable for current students who graduate soon or existing band 5 Dietitians looking to further develop their skills. 

Applicants should be motivated, enthusiastic and prepared to work flexibly in a busy ward-based environment. 

Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Open for applications - 8th January 2019

Close for applications - 17th January 2019

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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

Kristoffer Howell, Acute Team Leader

Tel: 01603 287011


If you have problems applying, contact

01603 287578