Community Dietitian

NHS Ayrshire & Arran

Community Dietitian

Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)

NHS Ayrshire & Arran, Cumnock, East Ayrshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 2 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: None

Full Job Description

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.

Who we are:

NHS Ayrshire and Arran is one of 14 territorial NHS Boards within NHS Scotland. 

Our purpose: 

Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran.

Our values:

To find out more about NHS Ayrshire and Arran please click here - NHS Ayrshire & Arran - Home (

What you will do:

To provide a specialist dietetic service by interpreting and communicating the science of nutrition into practical dietary advice to promote nutritional well-being, treat disease and prevent nutritional related problems.  Providing opportunistic and planned health improvement advice in response to key government health targets.

To offer support, education and training about nutrition and health to health professionals, including students, consultants, GPs, patients, carers and the public.  This involves the management, assessment and monitoring of nutritional treatment plans for patients/carers.

This service is provided in a variety of settings including GP practices, health centres, care homes and domiciliary 

For further information on the role please click the link below to view the job description

Knowledge, training and/or experience required to do the job:

Honours Degree/Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics/Post-Graduate Diploma

Registered Dietitian (HCPC)

Can demonstrate range and depth of experience in a variety of conditions and settings.

Knowledge of relevant National Clinical and Professional Strategies/Standards and Guidelines

Evidence of pertinent personal and professional development

Excellent time management

Organisational/self motivational skills

Good interpersonal skills

Good IT skills

Problem solving skills

Presentation skills

For further information on the requirements for the role please click the link below to view the person specification


Up to 33.75 hours

Monday to Friday

would consider part-time hours/job share.

Driving Licence/Car Ownership:

Car licence/Car ownership is essential to this role.

If you want to find out more about the role, please contact:

Laura Columb, Dietetic Team Lead Community, Tel: or email

Previous applicants need not apply


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