Dietitian - 12m FTC

Job Type:
Job Sector:
No Fixed Location (Home Based)
£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £35,000 + benefits
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We provide food services to a wide-ranging customer base; from local schools to top restaurants, prisons to healthcare providers! We're looking for an experienced and passionate Dietitian to provide expert nutrition and dietetics advice on food products and nutrition across these consumer profiles.

As a subject matter expert, you'll ensure that the food we deliver to each of our unique customers meets the required dietary and nutritional standards as well as government and best practice guidelines. You'll be responsible for producing and analysing data meticulously, taking responsibility for the accuracy of published nutrition and dietetics data.

Partnering with our procurement teams, development chefs and food insight teams and external bodies  (to name a few!) you'll need excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to persuade and influence as well as superb presenting skills. You'll hold a formal qualification such as UK HPC registered dietitian, BDA or Nutrition society membership, have a strong knowledge of allergens and be passionate about upskilling and training colleagues on the latest nutrition and dietetics issues.

This is 12 month fixed term contract opportunity to work with a wide range of consumer profiles and with a variety of legislation.

Initially you'll be working from home but once it is safe to do so you'll spend a portion of your time attending and presenting at meetings. 

Job DescriptionUpto £35,000 per annum + benefits.

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more.
Main Responsibilities
Liaising with external bodies to publicise Sodexo’s approach to nutrition and diet.
Working across all elements of Sodexo food services, ensuring that the advice you and the team provide related to nutrition and diet meets the defined needs of both our internal and external customer and is aligned with current government and best practice guidelines.
Attending meetings and provide presentations on specific nutritional topics
Advise on relevant nutrition and dietetics issues; providing the in-house nutrition and dietetics expertise which includes reviewing and drawing on current research, publications and good practice.
Take responsibility for the accuracy of published nutrition and dietetics data by working with Technical Services to monitor, update and improve data required.
Prepare and deliver nutrition and dietetics training for chefs and to evaluate the effectiveness of such training.

The Ideal Candidate
Will have strong communication skills as you will be the Subject Matter Expert providing the highest standard of nutritional support/guidance.
Have a relevant qualification in Nutrition and Dietetics
Be UK HPC registered dietitian
Strong presentation skills and able to train colleagues across the business
Excellent data management skills 
Strong knowledge on Allergens


About The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.


Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Elanor Currin

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