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Rotational Dietitian

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
  • Full time
  • Flexible working
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£28,407 - £34,581 PRO RATA
Salary period
02/06/2023 23:59

Job overview


We are currently looking for nearly or newly qualified Dietitians to be a part of our remarkable team as a Band 5 Rotational Dietitian.

Based at either Hull Royal Infirmary, Castle Hill Hospital (including the highly-regarded Queens Oncology Centre) or Hull community, this post will provide an excellent grounding in general dietetics within a trust that provides a comprehensive range of acute services to over 1.3 million people. 

Working alongside an award-winning team of Specialist Dietitians, you’ll be offered rotations in neurosciences & neurosurgery, renal, oncology, surgery (including parenteral nutrition), respiratory, critical care, gastroenterology and a new rotation within Hull community. 

A full competency-led training and support package will be provided to ensure you can develop your clinical skills in as many different areas as you wish in reaching your full potential, and developing a career that’s right for you.

You’ll have a varied caseload, as you support our team in training, take part in staff teaching, help in audit and service developments - and maybe even have the occasional article published!

We can usually provide reasonably priced hospital accommodation to get you started.

From the day you arrive, we are committed to your continued enjoyment, growth and fulfilment. We can provide a full preceptorship package.

Main duties of the job

As a rotational Dietitian you will manage a clinical caseload which will involve planning, implementing and evaluating nutrition and dietetic interventions for patients in a variety of clinical settings including inpatients and outpatients.  You will be assisting in specialist areas in conjunction with senior colleagues.

You will be providing  advice on dietetic care in a range of medical conditions as part of a rotation.

You will be expected to participate in the promotion and development of dietetic services within the organisation in conjunction with colleagues.

You will contribute to the supervision and training of student dietitians, dietetic assistants and other colleagues and Health care professionals.

Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description,

Person Specification:

BSc or Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics.

HCPC Registration (or awaiting final confirmation of registration)

Experience of service delivery in a variety of different clinical settings

Documented evidence of CPD

Experience of working with patients with diverse healthcare needs

Post graduate healthcare experience

Evidence of a wide variety of clinical knowledge

Behaviour change/motivational interviewing skills

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • HCPC Registration (or awaiting final confirmation of registration)
  • BSc or Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics
Desirable criteria
  • Post registration training


Essential criteria
  • Experience of service delivery in a variety of different clinical settings
Desirable criteria
  • Post graduate health care work experience

Skills, Knowledge and Ability

Essential criteria
  • Documented evidence of CPD
  • Evidence of a wide variety of clinical knowledge
Desirable criteria
  • Behaviour change/motivational interviewing skills

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Katherine Durrans
Job title
Acting Deputy Head of Dietetics
Email address
Telephone number
01482 674707
Additional information