Dietetic Assistant (Ref: 142605)

Fixed term for 12 months, Part Time – 30 hours per week

Band 3, - Salary Range £23,914 - £25,808 per annum (pro-rata)

Plus Distant Island Allowance of £2,119 per annum (pro rata)

We have a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated and imaginative individual to join our busy Nutrition and Dietetic Service. Based in Lerwick, with some travel to other bases, this is an excellent opportunity to work in service with a strong focus on patient-centred care and continuous improvement.

You will support the dietitians in the planning and delivery of evidence-based nutrition and dietetic service provision, including the general administration of the department, collating of clinical and non-clinical information relating to patients and delivery of training to healthcare and non-healthcare professionals. We are looking for candidates with good general organisational and administrative skills and a knowledge and understanding of healthy eating principles.

This contract is for a fixed-term for 12 months. The reason for the fixed-term contract is to allow for ongoing workforce planning and review of establishment. If you wish to apply for this post as a secondment opportunity, you will need to discuss with your line manager before submitting an application.

You will be expected to comply with the Induction Standards and Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers within 3 months of commencing your role – details can be viewed on

For an informal discussion, please contact Claire Bisset, Dietitian on 01595 743203 or email

Closing date: 02/04/2023

Interview date: 13/04/2023

  • Please note this is a local advertisement and no relocation or interview expenses are applicable.
For more information and to apply:
If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Job Location : Shetland
Company : Nhs Scotland
Position : Dietetic Assistant
Sector :
Employment : Contractor
Post Code :
Contact : Phone : 01595 743203
E-Mail Adress :
Please contact between 09:00-18:00.

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