Full time role (40 hours per week), Part-Time Considered – Competitive Salary
An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced, enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated Nutritionist and Physical Activity practitioner with a passion and keen interest in weight management. This role will contribute to the development, provision and coordination of the Child Weight Management Service in Hackney. This community-based, multi component service offers a personalised care package for children from 5 – 25 years of age, with a focus on those overweight or obese, and those who are at high risk of obesity. This service is delivered by an expert multi-disciplinary team, providing advice on healthy eating and physical activity.
Playing a pivotal role within this service, you will be responsible for providing high quality, nutrition advice and support, including NICE Compliant Children’s Weight Management group delivery working within a multi-disciplinary specialist weight management team. You will provide expert nutrition advice, underpinned by a sound knowledge of theoretical principles of behaviour change, to support children and their families, in the London Borough of Hackney to make informed decisions in relation to their weight.
We would like to hear from you if you are experienced in:
- Providing high quality physical activity advice within a community-based, weight management service.
- Delivering one to one and group interventions for children who are overweight or obese, with potential co-morbidities / complex needs.
- Working as part of a multidisciplinary team.
- And have current Association for Nutrition Registration
- Appropriate degree
- Level 2 Children’s Exercise Certificate (or equivalent)
Are you prepared to be challenged?
Do you want to be part of a highly qualified, expert and passionate workforce within this innovative service? Are you creative, enthusiastic, flexible and pro-active with excellent planning, time management, interpersonal and communication skills? If so, we would like to hear from you.
Please note: Closing date to be 30th November 2021 although we may close the advert sooner if we receive enough applicants.
All offers are subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.