Specialist Weight Management Dietitian/Nutritionist

Job summary

We are advertising for a dietitian or nutritionist to work on full time hours in our specialist weight management and bariatric team on a permanent contract.

You will work alongside a team of dietitians and practitioners to support patients with weight management pre and post bariatric surgery in a out patient clinic setting based at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire.

You will also work closely with the multi-disciplinary team, including psychologists, bariatric nurses, endocrinologists and bariatric surgeons.

Please be advised that this post is open to both registered Dietitians and Nutritionists. Please refer to the relevant Job description and Person Specification for further details on the roles criteria.


Main duties of the job

With appropriate training and ongoing support from senior colleagues when necessary:

Provides specialist dietetic advice on the dietary / nutritional management of patients on a specialist caseload within UHCW for obesity including those on medical and surgical treatment.

Assesses and treats own workload of highly specialised patients / clients and maintains associated records including out-patients

Liaises with dietetic colleagues and other members of hospital staff as necessary e.g. medical, nursing, catering and other health professionals.

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