Senior Nutritionist

At BeeZee Bodies we are looking for a full time Senior Nutritionist to deliver our Family weight management programmes in Hounslow. This is an exciting new project if you want to
help families become happier and healthier.

We have a strong sense of who we are and who we want to be, this is embodied in our 5 ways of being:

BE REAL: We are genuine, authentic, transparent, and have integrity
BE PASSIONATE: We are who we are and won’t hide our passion for what we do
BE INNOVATIVE: We are creative and love to explore new ideas
BE EMPOWERING: We are supportive and help people to make great choices
BE COURAGEOUS: We are brave and bold and live the values we believe in

What’s the Role

As the Senior Nutritionist, you will support the development of, and deliver, group education sessions as part of BeeZee Bodies Weight Management programmes. This is
an exciting new project as we will be working as part of a larger alliance of multidisciplinary public health teams.
The service will be integrating work to promote a holistic approach to health and wellbeing for children, teenagers, adults and families in Hounslow.

What will you do if you get the job?

Key Responsibilities

  • Work outside of office hours, including evenings and Saturdays, to maximise the availability of the services to all members of the community, including those who
    work during the day, shift workers and those with children of school age.
  • To support the contract manager in mentoring and leading those working in the nutrition element of the service, including some element of line management
  • To work with voluntary organisations, stakeholders, commissioners, partners and allied health professionals and build key working relationships to improve health
    inequalities in the borough and target seldom heard groups.
  • To work closely with the Physical Activity Specialist and Family Support Worker in providing service users with a whole systems approach to obesity and the support
    and signposting they may require to lead healthy and happy lives.
  • To work alongside other Senior Nutritionist actively participating in service development, attending and participating in relevant staff and CPD meetings.
  • Work within an alliance model with three other multidisciplinary teams (cardiovascular wellness, physical activity and lifestyle services) to deliver a whole systems approach to people living in Hounslow.
  • Work with the Alliance Engagement Officer and wider alliance and BeeZee Bodies teams to keep up to date with public health campaigns and contribute to providing creative and informative digital content including cooking videos, blogs and vlogs.
  • Provide sick/annual leave cover for other members of the team, which may include delivering sessions to other groups on different days/different times to usual (inc. children and young people)
  • To be competent at eliciting behaviour change which is sustainable from those participants who attend the weight management groups.
  • To work with the Contract Manager to quality assure the delivery of programmes, providing constructive feedback to team members for personal and service development
  • Work as a team to target seldom heard groups and support the recruitment of children, young people, families and adults into the interventions by attending wellbeing events when applicable.
  • Work alongside the Contract Manager to run reports and extracts that will be included in the Commissioner Report (reporting quarterly)

Service Delivery

  • To run weight management programmes
  • To deliver 1 adult weight management programme per week
  • To keep statistics and written records of activity in accordance with BeeZee Bodies standards for record keeping. To maintain accurate service user electronic records on DCRS, after every contact with a client.
  • To promote people’s equality and diversity rights. To be able to work with culturally diverse groups in various locations, including leisure centres, faith centres and community locations.
  • To be familiar with ethnic specific foods, enabling tailored sessions to be delivered within communities.
  • To monitor whether patient goals are met through audits, 1-1’s and motivational interviewing
  • To keep up to date with public health and NICE guidelines and work within own limitations and scope of practice.
  • Following up with individuals after sessions to ensure they are on track and referring onto alternative services if necessary

Training & Education

  • To undertake training and education as required, maintaining and developing professional knowledge, skills and competence. Learning outcomes must be shared
  • To ensure all statutory and mandatory training is completed and updated accordingly.
  • To contribute to weight management training and skills development for those working with adults in primary care, local authority and HRCH settings.
  • Participate in delivering in-house training to other health professionals and support staff.

Essential criteria for this post


  • AfN registered degree in Nutrition or HCPC registered degree in Dietetics with portfolio evidence of continuous professional development


  • Demonstrable experience of working in the field of Community Nutrition (working with real people)
  • Experience of facilitating a group (can be any setting)
  • Experience of having to prioritise caseload / manage own time effectively


  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Good presentation skills and ability to work effectively with individuals and groups
  • Able to travel around Hounslow
  • Good understanding of the principles of Confidentiality & Safeguarding
  • Flexibility in covering all BZ Families sites across Hounslow
  • Fluent & clear English speaking

Personal Attributes

  • Good organisational skills to manage and prioritise workload
  • Confident and self motivated with lots of passion
  • Ability to reflect and appraise own performance and that of others
  • Simply… Good with people!

BeeZee Bodies Policy

Beezee Bodies is committed to being an inclusive employer, we welcome applications from the local community. BZ believe the greater the mix of people that work for us means the greater the mix of skills, experiences, perspectives and ideas we can be inspired by!

As an inclusive employer we:

  • work to ensure our employees are representative of wider society
  • develop policies and practices that guarantee people are treated according to their needs

This role is subject to a full DBS disclosure.


Sounds like you? How to apply:

Send your CV with a covering letter that answers the following 4 questions to

  1. Where did you see this advert?
  2. What experience and skills could you bring to this role?
  3. Why would you want to work at BeeZee Bodies and do this role?
  4. What would be the first thing dogs would say to their owners if they could talk?

The closing date for this post is 31st March 2023 with interviews taking place soon after.
If you have any questions, please email

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