Dietician - Senior

Location Dublin
Job-type Contract
Salary €54000 - €64000 per annum
Reference J340370
Dietician (Senior Grade) - Dublin -Fixed Term Contract (12-18 months)

TTM Healthcare are proud to have partnered with Ireland's largest, independent, not-for-profit mental health service, based in Dublin 8.

This service provides a range of mental health services that cater for addictions and dual diagnosis, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, psychosis, mental health difficulties in older adults as well as young adults through community care, outpatient care and day patient services.

They have an opportunity available at present for a Senior Dietician.

This is a full time, Monday to Friday, specified purpose contract that is expected to be 18 months long.

DUTIES:

The Senior Dietician will be required to provide a comprehensive dietetic service across all specialities to include the following:

• Nutritional Assessment of referred service users
• Formulation of Nutritional Plans for each referred service user in consultation with Multidisciplinary Team (MDT)
• Liasing with MDT in relation to service user progress
• Attend MDT meetings as required.
• Documentation of nutritional plan agreed with service user.
• To liaise with Catering Department on dietetic requirements for service users as required.
• To develop a discharge nutritional plan with the MDTs and service users to facilitate a transition into home/community environment.
• To liaise with other colleagues and external agencies as appropriate in relation to discharge plans for service users
• To deliver group based nutritional advice to service users
• Provide cover to the Eating Disorder Service MDT and provide specialist interventions for those service users with eating disorders.

REQUIREMENTS:

• BSc in Human Nutrition in Dietetics & Nutrition or equivalent.
• CORU Registration
• Have a minimum of 3 years' experience as a Dietician
• Have experience working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
• Have experience of working with service users with mental health difficulties (desirable)
• Have experience working with catering services within a clinical environment.


The Salary for the position is dependent on experience.

CONTACT:

Silvia Walsh on 065 6869300, ext 223.


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.