Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
Kings College Hospital
£21,000 to £21,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Compass Group
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Registered Dietitian – 3 days Part Time (Maternity Cover)

We are seeking a dedicated and committed Registered Dietitian to join our Patient Catering Department at King’s Collage Hospital, London. This is a rare opportunity to get hands on experience at a leading UK hospital, whilst working for a world-renowned contract caterer.  
Main responsibilities 

You will be responsible for overseeing the smooth running of our specialist diet kitchen, including the production of specialist therapeutic meals and snacks from the diet kitchen. You will be expected to build strong relationships with the Trust Nutrition and Dietetic Team as well as with the Diet Chefs and the Patient Catering Team. You will actively participate in monitoring the quality and standards of patient catering provided through audits and quality improvement activities.

Giving therapeutic dietary advice will not form part of the post holder’s responsibilities.

You will

Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on nutrition, supporting the Patient Catering Team.
Support with the delivery of dietetic and nutrition training sessions to front line catering teams and diet chefs
Liaise with the client to develop menus and service
Deliver group food tasting sessions to a variety of audiences including patients
Promote healthy eating and hydration

Ideal candidate 

Registered Dietitian

Experience practicing
RN experience of working within contract catering
Comfortable working in a hospital environment
Knowledgeable on all relevant nutritional and monitoring standards (For example, Hospital Food Standards, Nutrition and Hydration Digest, PLACE

This is the maternity cover initially for 10 months.
About the companyMedirest is the specialist healthcare operating company of Compass Group UK & Ireland, working in more than 50 acute hospitals and medical treatment centres. Our aim is to provide the highest quality, best value cleaning, catering, logistics support and retail services to the healthcare sector.

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Sara Noad

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