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Dietetic Support Worker

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Dietetic support workers assist dietitians with patient assessments and keep patients healthy by treating or preventing certain illnesses.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

Under NHS Agenda for Change, dietetic support workers start on Band 2, £18,383 to £20,015 a year. With promotion your salary would rise to Band 3, £19,945 to £21,947 a year. The current pay scales are from April 2019.

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Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
34715
1.3 %
RISE
2024
35178
  United Kingdom
2019
349057
2.2 %
RISE
2024
356793

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

Video

Courtesy of NHS Health Careers

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Dietetic Association
Tel: 0121 200 8080
Website: http://www.bda.uk.com/
Twitter: @BDA_Dietitians
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BritishDieteticAssociation

Skills for Health
Tel: 0207 388 8800
E-mail: contactus@skillsforhealth.org.uk
Website: http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/
Twitter: @Skillsforhealth
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skillsforhealth1

Skills for Health is the Sector Skills Council for the health sector.

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