Dietetic Assistant – Public Health

Job overview

Are you interested in nutrition and health, and looking to develop your skills in an exciting role?  A fantastic opportunity has arisen for  Dietetic Assistant to facilitate the delivery of our Public Health Dietetic Service in the Wrexham & Flintshire areas of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB).

The Dietetic Assistant will support the Team’s Dietitians in the development, delivery and evaluation of programmes of nutrition education and skill development, working as an integral member of, and in partnership with multi-agency community teams.

You will also remain a key member of the dietetic team, joining an enthusiastic and friendly team of over 80 dietitians delivering services in acute and primary care, and public health.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will support and assist the dietetics team in implementing prevention focused food and nutrition programmes across Wrexham and Flintshire.  This includes delivery of nutrition and education and practical cooking courses to a variety of community groups.

As a Dietetic Assistant, the post holder will have specific responsibilities in carrying out delegated public health activities independently with selected dietetic service users in the community, working under regular supervision of Registered Dietitians, and proactively supporting the Dietitians with appropriate clerical and administrative duties.

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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