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Community Palliative Care/Nutrition support Dietitian


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Palliative care/Nutrition Support
Part Time 30 hours per week
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Mattock Lane Health Centre
£36,224 - £46,315 per annum inclusive
21/02/2018 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

We are looking for a confident, flexible and reliable team player to join our friendly London North West Healthcare NHS Trust Ealing Dietetic Department. The Ealing department consists of 25 dietitians, 3 dietetic/nutrition assistants, 5 nutrition practitioners and 3 administrators working across Ealing Hospital and Ealing Community. You would be expected to form close working links and discuss best practice with our dietetic departments in Harrow/Northwick Park and Brent


Working with multi disciplinary teams and agencies within Ealing Borough you will support palliative care patients and their families on discharge and at home. You will train health care professionals about nutrition in palliative care, work on producing a local pathway and guidelines of best practice around nutrition and contribute to the evaluation of the service across Ealing. You will also be responsible for supervising students and take part and lead  nutrition support supervision groups.


Ealing have taken over the provision of oral nutritional supplements for adults from the General Practitioners and advocate a client centred, food first approach whenever clinically appropriate and adhering to ACBS prescribing criteria.


Applicants must have excellent communication skills and extensive experience of working with palliative care patients and nutrition support including tube feeding.


In future, the job may involve out of hours working including weekends


The department is committed to personal development and support each dietitian’s potential for growth

Advert Closing Date: 2 weeks

Interview Date: TBC

Interview Panel: TBC


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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

For information and enquiries please contact: 

Satty Aulakh-Clarke, Head of Nutrition and Dietetics on 0203 313 5771 

or satty.aulakhclarke@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

020 88692176