The Harborne Hospital, Birmingham
Part time, 22.5 hours per week
Salary: Pro rata and competitive, dependent on experience + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)
We’re looking for a Dietician to join our Allied Health Professionals team at The Harborne Hospital.
The Harborne Hospital - part of HCA Healthcare UK is a brand new £100million, purpose built 50 bed, multi-speciality private hospital opening in Birmingham in January 2024. Located on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham campus, the hospital will have the deep clinical infrastructure, equipment and facilities and expert, experienced teams to deliver full clinical pathways across a mix of specialties and sub-specialties at all levels of complexity including Cardiology, Cancer and Complex Surgery. The Harborne Hospital is the 4th NHS partnership within this network, partnering with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust.
As the Dietician you will be responsible for the day to day management of the Dietetic Department at The Harborne Hospital and provide a high-quality specialist dietetic service for allocated inpatient and outpatient caseloads.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To provide an excellent clinical dietetic service for inpatients with specialist knowledge in intensive care, oncology, gastroenterology (medical and surgical), hepato-biliary surgery, neuro-gastroenterology, bariatric surgery and nutrition support.
To utilise specialist knowledge of parenteral and enteral nutrition and involve daily ward rounds, understanding of complex clinical information and close working relationships with consultants, pharmacy and clinical nurse specialists.
To provide a specialist FODMAP out-patient clinic and see complex outpatient referrals including disordered eating, gastroenterology, oncology, sports, nutrition support and bariatric surgery.
To plan, prioritise and manage own caseload as an independent practitioner.
To liaise with the multidisciplinary team including consultants, nursing, catering, pharmacy, speech therapy and other health professionals with respect to provision of appropriate nutritional care for patients.
At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.
What you’ll bring:
BSc Degree in Dietetics or equivalent
Current HPC member
Clinical experience in a wide range of clinical areas with an emphasis in oncology, nutritional support and gastroenterology
Experience of managing outpatient clinics
Why HCA UK?
Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.
We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Dietician, you’ll be eligible for:
25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
Group Life Assurance from day one
Critical illness cover
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
Discounts with over 800 major retailers
Diversity and Inclusion
Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.
We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.