Community Macmillan Specialist Dietitian

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Community Macmillan Specialist Dietitian


Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, City Centre, Manchester

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 674290204b094b71bd212edbfb804821

Full Job Description

Band 7 Community Macmillan Specialist Dietitian 32 hours per week -to be worked over 4 or 5 days per week.

An exciting opportunity has now arisen within the Manchester Macmillan Palliative Support Service teams, based within North Manchester, for a Band 7 Community Macmillan Specialist Dietician

The post holder will work as part of the Macmillan Specialist multi-disciplinary team comprising of Medics, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Nurses and Family Support Worker and the Community Nutrition Service to support this Palliative Caseload.

The post holder will provide supportive palliative care to patients with a dietetic need who require palliation of symptoms to enhance their quality of life and support rehabilitation goals. The post holder will assess, support and deliver care in the patients home supporting the wider Multidisciplinary team, patients their families and carers.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the specialist Macmillan multi-professional team.

Provide clinical leadership for Dietetic cancer and palliative care.

Manage own specialist dietetic caseload.

Provides specialist nutritional and dietetic advice to medical staff, health care professionals and other agencies for Manchester University Foundation Trust.

To undertake audit and research.

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of £2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.