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Paediatric Dietitian

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
37.5 hours per week (Full Time)
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Royal Gwent Hospital
£33,706 - £40,588 per annum
Salary period
31/10/2022 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Job overview

Working as part of the ABUHB Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetic team to be involved in the delivery of efficient and effective, evidence based dietetic service for children and young people (CYP).

The post holder must have already attained a sound knowledge and understanding of general paediatric dietetics and be ready to learn from a speciality and work independently. A dietetic knowledge of either adult and/or paediatric home enteral feeding  is desirable, as the post holder will be responsible for contributing to the  community service provided by the home enteral feeding team  . The post holder will also be responsible for a general paediatric dietetic clinics and regular paediatric clinics for children with complex and specialist needs.

There will also be an opportunity for the post holder to expand their knowledge of paediatric dietetics . The post offers an opportunity for learning and development within a supportive and knowledgeable team. 

Main duties of the job

This post provides an excellent career development opportunity for a dietitian. The post will be part of a team of paediatric dietitians and will work closely with experienced dietitians working in the specialist area of Paediatric home enteral feeding . The post holder will also hold a general paediatric outpatient clinics each week and regular paediatric clinics for children with complex and specialist needs. The post holder will also have the opportunity to develop group education sessions delivered to families for children with autism. The post holder will have the opportunity to be involved in service development in this area. 

Our successful candidate will be dynamic and passionate about paediatric dietetics.  Some  experience in the areas of  paediatric dietetics is essential.

You will have opportunity to educate and support other dietetic colleagues, community nurses,  other members of the multidisciplinary team.  Your clinical workload will include a caseload of patients requiring home enteral feeding and regular outpatient clinics.  There will be an opportunity to gain/expand upon a knowledge and understanding  of paediatric dietetics.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.  

Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020.  Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac 

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Qualifications - Degree, HCPC, experience and training
Desirable criteria
  • other courses/training


Essential criteria
  • Dietetic experience
  • Training - students/ staff
  • CPD- knowledge


Essential criteria
  • Communication skills- written and oral
  • Team working/independent working
  • Organisation and management
Desirable criteria
  • Presentation, audit

Personal attributes

Essential criteria
  • Motivated, enthusiastic about profession, able to adapt to deadlines, CPD, high standards of work

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Rebecca Coles
Job title
Professional Paediatric Dietetic Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01633 234288