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Job reference: 136363
Salary: Band 5 (£28,384 - £35,365)
Job closing date: 15/02/2023
Job Type: Allied Health Professions
Location: Stirling Community Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 01/02/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley
Department: Dietetics

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We are looking for an enthusiastic dietitian to join our growing team in NHS Forth Valley (FV).  This post is suitable for a newly qualified dietitian or a dietitian looking to gain further experience in general clinical dietetics.

This post would allow excellent general dietetic experience working in the Community setting working across a variety of locations such as Community Hospitals, Care Homes, domiciliary visits and clinics.  Much of the work in this post is nutritional support, including enteral feeding, and offers the potential for experience in different clinical areas and specialities e.g. diabetes, renal, acute.  This post is supported and supervised by band 6 and band 7 dietitians and will be based in Stirling Community Hospital with the potential for some cross site and remote working. 

The Forth Valley clinical dietetic team is a friendly and proactive team providing inpatient and outpatient services within Forth Valley Royal Hospital, 4 Community Hospitals and within Community Services.  This post will be part of a team of 33 dietitians providing a wide variety of clinical specialities e.g. critical care, renal, stroke, paediatrics, diabetes, IBS, home enteral feeding along with 5 dietetic assistants and an administrative team.  All team members are expected to actively contribute to departmental activities e.g. student training, department meetings and when necessary provide some cover to other parts of the service, including the department duty service. 

NHS Forth Valley is centrally located in Scotland with good transport links, easy access to major cities and spectacular countryside.

Our attached person specification details which wider skills, experience, qualifications, values and behaviours are essential within this particular role.  Please share with us, in your application, how you have demonstrated these in your work in the past and how this is relevant to this role. This will help us get to know you and your unique skills further.    

We love it when people contact us to discuss advertised posts.  

It allows you to find out more about us and the role and allows us to support you with your application process which we enjoy doing.  Please do get in touch! 

Informal enquiries to:

Gail Devine, Team Lead for Community Dietetics on 01786 454761 / 07880783081 /

Laura Troiano Team Lead for Community Dietetics on 07867372769/

or Fiona Struthers, Dietetic Coordinator on 01324 566569

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

​​​​​​​NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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