Senior Nutrition Advisor

There has never been a more exciting time to join the Children’s Nutrition Team, part of our community children’s services.  As part of wider transformation work, we are continuing to develop our Family Weight Management programme, as well as delivering our Cook4Life programme, our recently refreshed Cook4Life Train the Trainer and our Awards for settings such as schools, early years settings and children’s homes. You will have the opportunity to lead areas of this whilst working closely with staff from other disciplines.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of a community based Children’s Nutrition Team promoting good nutrition and healthy living within the local community, working especially with children and their families in partnership with school nurses, health visitors, schools, the Sports Trust, children’s centres, the private, voluntary and independent childcare sector, youth groups and children’s homes, and other community venues e.g. leisure centres, with the overall aim of preventing and reducing childhood obesity and promoting healthy weight. The role includes working on Healthy Lifestyle Programmes for children, young people of all ages and their families. Senior Nutrition Advisors provide guidance to the Nutrition Advisors in the team.

Working for our organisation

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust serves a community of 250,000 people across Tameside & Glossop. We provide a range of services both within the hospital and across our community for both adults and children. Our vision is to improve health outcomes for our population and influence wider determinants of health through collaboration with our health & care partners.

We have a clear set of values & behaviours which we expect all of our staff to demonstrate:

  • Safety
  • Care
  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Learning

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