Exciting opportunities are available for an experienced, enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated Nutritionist with a passion and specialist interest in weight management. This community-based, multi component service offers a personalised care package for adults and children, including families, with a focus on those overweight or obese, including those that are due to under-go weight loss surgery and those that are at high risk of obesity, providing psychological support, increasing physical activity and advice on maintaining a balanced and healthy diet.

Playing a pivotal role within this multi-component, integrated service, you will be responsible for providing high quality patient-centred, timely and cost-effective care within the Tier 2 service, working within a multi-disciplinary specialist weight management team. Providing expert dietetic advice, underpinned by a sound knowledge of theoretical principles of behaviour change, you will support children, young people and adults across Southwark to make informed decisions in relation to their weight, contributing towards a healthier lifestyle.

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Are fluent in speaking Spanish
  • Are experienced in delivering high standard nutritional care within a community-based, weight management service.
  • Have experience in delivering one to one and group interventions, for adults and children who are obese, with potential co-morbidities.
  • Possess a minimum of 2 years experience of nutritional treatment working with adults and children within community and Tier 2 weight management programmes across a range of service settings, including community, primary care and in patient settings
  • Have strong knowledge of psychological and behaviour change theoretical techniques in relation to supporting people to make positive lifestyle changes
  • Have sound knowledge and understanding of NICE guidance relating to the treatment of obesity, Clinical Governance, Patient Confidentiality and the Data Protection Acts.
  • Have a relevant degree/postgraduate degree in Nutrition and AfN registration.

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