Nutritionist - Durham

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The nutritionist will be responsible for supporting Chartwells with the delivery of nutrition education for employees, clients and consumers across all sites. The nutritionist will engage with key stakeholders and will translate complex nutrition information into simple messages relating to food and health. Key responsibilities will include:

Delivering our internal award-winning food and nutrition education programme to all year groups in all schools across the life of the contract with Durham.

Engaging with parents to promote school meals and to support with queries

Working in partnership with each school to support a whole school approach to wellbeing and school food
Working closely with in-contract education chef and research student to provide information required and working in collaboration to meet KPIs of contract with regards to added value delivery
Building relationships with local Public Health teams to understand their priorities and support where possible

The nutritionist will support the food offer with knowledge of legislation around food and nutrition including the Food Information Regulations. The nutritionist might be required to support sales and retention presentations to support annual growth and retention targets in Chartwells, as well as supporting the Medical Diet team with menu work and queries. The nutritionist will write articles and case studies to help showcase successful initiatives that the Nutrition Team have executed. If part of the graduate scheme, the nutritionist will be responsible for completing training and development courses which will enhance their CPD and support their registration with the Association for Nutrition.

Who you are:

Graduate of an accredited nutrition degree from university

Nutrition experience in industry would be desirable

Confident in communicating to large groups of people and controlling challenging meetings/conversations

Confident in delivering nutrition and food education to different audiences

Must be willing to travel and stay away from home occasionally

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Demonstrates Compass values and recognition principles

Ability to quickly gain credibility with key stakeholder groups

Professional, organised, presentable, efficient and self-motivated

A passion for keeping up to date with research and national health events

Excellent presentation skills

Excellent IT skills

Ability to manage a busy diary independently

What we'll give:

  • £23K per annum depending on experience
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution

Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms – some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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