Due to the current post holder leaving to start university training to become a dietitian, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Nutrition and Dietetic department at Bedford Hospital as a dietetic assistant practitioner.
The post holder will be responsible for working under the supervision of the dietitians to manage a caseload of adult inpatients requiring dietetic intervention. This role will involve liaising with the catering department and other healthcare professionals to ensure patients receive the correct meals, ordering and overseeing the organisation of nutritional supplements and tube feeds.
You will be joining a friendly and highly skilled department that is valued and respected throughout the Trust and part of the wider therapies dictorate. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated candidates to join our team of approximately 28 dietitians, 7 dietetic assistant practitioners, nutrition specialist nurse and administrative team providing a service in North and Mid-Bedfordshire for both adults and paediatrics.
Our department work closely with the wider MDT to deliver an effective and evidence based dietetic service across both the acute and community settings to provide oral, enteral and parenteral nutrition support.