Assistant Dietitian Internship - Manchester, UK - Kids Feeding Team

Medical Sciences
United Kingdom
Manchester
Period: 
1 Jan, 2020 to 31 Dec, 2020
Deadline: 
29 Nov, 2019

General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

Kids Feeding Team is part of the Tx Group, a private therapy organisation which provides a variety of health and education therapy services in the North West of England.  

 

Kids Feeding Team is a privately run clinic which offers specialised assistance to children and adolescents requiring access to a multidisciplinary feeding team. We provide a supportive outpatient service for those who are seeking immediate treatment and adopt a multidisciplinary team approach to achieve fast and effective results for children and their families in overcoming food-related problems.  Our feeding team supports infants and children aged 0-18 (with the majority being aged 0-4). We support children experiencing difficulties including transitioning from breast milk to purees or solids, with allergies and intolerances or fussy eating.  

 

Kids Feeding Team has a passionate and results-driven multidisciplinary team including paediatric dietitians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists and speech and language therapists. Our philosophy is patient-centred and we are committed to providing the highest standard of care to everyone we treat, helping children and parents make real progress in a professional, caring, safe and supportive environment.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an assistant dietitian intern to join our Kids Feeding Team. As an assistant dietitian intern, you would assist with patients enquiries and referrals, observe dieticians, deliver workshops. Other fundamental duties involve assisting with social media and with paediatric therapy. Participating in photoshoots, writing blog posts and assisting with the service development is also part of this exciting role.

 

This position is perfect for anybody who is interested in nutrition and dietetics.

 

What does it take to be successful in this role?

To be successful within this role you would need to:

  • Effectively handle patients enquiries and referrals

  • Effectively support dieticians during assessments and treatments

  • Provide patients with a positive experience

  • Develop high-quality content for use on websites, social media and blogs

 

The Ideal Candidate:

The successful applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Studying towards or recently gained nutrition or dietetics degree

  • Have experience working with children

  • Have a good English level - written and verbal

 

Our ideal candidate will have good communication skills and be able to effectively listen in English. This means effectively communicate verbally and written in English, organisation, time management and prioritisation skills are fundamental to achieve this role.

 

The person chosen will be someone who is patient-centred, empathetic and friendly. We are looking for someone flexible and hard worker.

 

Why us?

At Tx Group, we believe that looking after our employees and providing them with an enjoyable working environment is an important aspect of a successful organisation. If you are successful in this application process, you will be able to enjoy:

  • Working for an expanding organisation with increasing opportunities for staff

  • A friendly and supportive working environment 

  • Obtaining a recognised qualification whilst you work

  • Career development opportunities

  • Internal and external training opportunities to help you work towards your career goals

  • Regular appraisals and reviews to help your development

  • Regular social activities

  • Multidisciplinary team working environment

  • Opportunity to help develop a service

  • Friendly dieticians to work with

 

Applying: 

To apply for this internship please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to [email protected] 

In the covering message/letter, please ensure that you answer the following questions:

  1. Do you have Skype (if so what are your contact details)?

  2. Do you have WhatsApp (if so what are your contact details)?

  3. Do you have Facebook Messenger (if so what are your contact details)?

  4. How long is the internship for? (our minimum internships are 3 months)

  5. What dates are you looking to start/finish your internship? 

  6. When do you graduate?

Compensation: 
No financial compensation

Keywords

Nutrition  Dietetics  

Additional Information

Link: https://txgroup.co.uk
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Independent User B2