Nutritionist- Low calorie diet programme – Type 2 diabetes path to remission

Job Purpose:

We are looking for nutritionists to deliver care to patients across our Type 2 Diabetes Path to Remission programme (formerly known as Low Calorie diet programme) for people with Type 2 diabetes, commissioned by NHS England.

You will provide support and guidance to clients on the T2DR programme on a face-to-face basis in one-to-one clinics over different phases of the programme. Clients will sometimes require ad hoc support on the phone or via text messages.  Key to this is motivational interviewing and behavioural change skills, working through any potential barriers to adhering to the different phases of the programme and keeping patients committed to achieving their outcomes.

You will have the opportunity to attend monthly clinical supervision sessions and training sessions in order to upskill and develop whilst in the role. You will be supported by a team of specialist clinicians throughout and provided with relevant training to help you succeed.

Some essential criteria for the role:

  • Nutritionist qualification and registered with the AfN
  • Experience working with hard-to-reach groups and tackling health inequalities.
  • Good written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills, with the ability to build rapport quickly with people.
  • To be able to work as part of a team and independently as required.
  • The ability to travel independently across the organisational footprint.
  • Work flexibly and adapt to suit service need including evening and weekend work as required.

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