Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.
We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.
For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our http://joincwmtaf.wales page.
We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.
Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.
THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT UNTIL 30/06/19 DUE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.
Are your key strengths kindness, compassion with deep empathy, common sense and the ability translate clinical practice into everyday lives? Then a fixed-term opportunity to provide expert dietetic advice and support for palliative patients and their families may be of interest to you. The Band 7 Specialist Macmillan post is based in the heart of a palliative care hospice/ward in a light airy homely environment working in partnership with a team of dedicated staff whose shared aim is to bring quality of life to all patients and carers.
You will journey into the wider community to visit patients and have the privilege of stepping into their homes to offer guidance and support around nutritional and many other aspects of their palliative care journey. You will have the unique opportunity to translate and adapt theory and guidelines into what works for patients in the most challenging of circumstances. This may not always be easy but it is immensely rewarding and you’ll have strong team support. This is a tremendous opportunity to flourish and learn within a speciality.
The department of Nutrition & Dietetics has an excellent reputation for delivering innovative and high quality patient care throughout the Health Board. The department encourages and supports continued learning and development to grow a resilient and dynamic dietetic workforce.
Due to the fixed-term duration of the post and if applying for a secondment to your current role, please ensure you have agreement from your current line manager before applying.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Closing Date: 16th October 2018
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Head of Nutrition & Dietetics