Nutritionist – Children and Young People’s Specialist Weight Management Service

Job Purpose:

ABL Health, aims to provide high-quality, evidence-based nutritional care that is clinically and cost-effective. The service works with various health professionals, partner departments and organisations, including GP practices and other community services.

You will join a new team comprising a Head of Service, nutritionists, therapists, exercise specialists and administrators.  The post holder will work within the wider MDT of GP’s, psychologists, dietitians, nutritionists, exercise specialists and healthy lifestyle advisors to provide dietetic expertise for the Weight Management Service.  This will involve providing diet patient care, contributing to MDT, supervising and supporting the nutrition element of the service, leading clinics and supporting group education and intervention sessions. Development of resources and staff training is also included.  The interventions can occur via telephone, digital platforms or face-to-face community venues across the footprint.  You will be supported by the Obesity lead, service manager, project lead and the wider MDT.

Some essential criteria for the role:

  • Degree in nutrition and registered with Association for Nutrition (AFN), as a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr)
  • Registered with Association for Nutrition (AFN) as a Registered Nutritionist (RNutr)
  • Experience of working with children and young people in a weight management setting and/or a similar setting
  • CIMSPA (previously REPS) qualified Level 2 Gym instructor/Group exercise award or equivalent
  • Registration with CIMSPA (this can be obtained within 6 months of employment)
  • Excellent administration, record keeping and data collection skills
  • Confident and able to produce written reports under tight deadlines
  • Pro-active approach and ability to work on own initiative
  • The ability to travel independently across the organisational footprint including Mansfield and Nottingham
  • Work flexibly and adapt to suit service need including evening and occasional weekend work as required

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