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Nutritionist, Cambridge

Last update 2024-06-19
Expires 2024-06-18
ID #2178906540
28,000 £
Nutritionist, Cambridge
United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge,
Modified June 2, 2024

Description

Be part of something great!
Maximus is a global organisation that specialises in providing health and employment services to millions of people every year. Here in the UK we employ around 5,000 people across the country to deliver services that have a profound impact on people’s lives. From assessments and health services to employability programmes and specialist support, we do work that matters with people who care.

Benefits:
£25,000 - £28,000 per annum
25 days holidays + bank holidays
9% combined pension contribution
Healthcare cashplan
Retail discounts

About the role:
We have an exciting full time opportunity for you to become our Specialist Health & Wellbeing Coach (Nutritionist).

The Specialist Health & Wellbeing Coach provides individually tailored diet, nutrition, and behaviour change advice to service users / participants (adults and/or children, young people, and families) to manage their weight and make sustainable changes to improve their overall health and wellbeing.

As a Specialist Health & Wellbeing Coach you will provide evidence-based dietary and behaviour change services via one-to-one and group-based service deliver and ensure operational safety of weight management group programmes. As part of this you will support your caseload to implement experiments, track behaviours, utilise tech enabled support, make best use of resources, support each other, explore / use wider community provision and achieve their outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:
To provide medium and high need nutritional and behaviour change services for eligible participants, empowering children, families, and adults to manage their weight and lifestyle-behaviours effectively and support service users / participants in achieving their own self-identified health and wellbeing goals.

Depending on the needs or the participant/s, they will experience either virtual or face-to-face health coaching group delivery sessions in the community, including but not limited to:
Supporting the recruitment of individuals to the interventions
Support our triage and assessment process
Agenda setting with clients
Lifestyle behaviour change support to move more, achieve a healthy weight/diet
Problem solving with adaptability to individual context
Motivational interviewing
Goal setting
Signposting to other services if required (e.g., stop smoking, reduce alcohol consumption levels)

Delivery group weight management that is underpinned by behaviour change methodology and empowers service users / participants to manage their weight and lifestyle-behaviours effectively achieving their own self-identified health and wellbeing goals, ensuring information, advice and guidance is:
Engaging
Age-appropriate
Informative
Accurate
Evidence-based
Culturally relevant
Fun
Resourceful
Transferable and applicable to attendees every-day life (experimentation)
Holistic
Supportive of wider lifestyle related healthy lifestyles and habits

What we are looking for:
Essential:
AFN registered degree in Nutrition or HCPC registered degree in dietetics with portfolio evidence of continuous professional development
Experience in delivering group-based behaviour change interventions to child, families or adults. Evidence of supporting vulnerable individuals through a change process
Experience of caseload management demonstrated via the use of a Case Management System
Experience of lesson planning and nutritional / weight management content creation
Experience of inputting and processing data where accuracy, targets and time deadlines are operating in the workplace
Evidence of continuous professional development to ensure the delivery of the most recent and up to date health coaching provision to the correct quality standard
Experience of working in a health, community or social care environment or good understanding of the issues around maintaining a healthy lifestyle
A health coaching qualification or an accredited health coaching skills programme is desirable
Experience of direct health coaching delivery is desirable
Experience in delivering behaviour change interventions for specific lifestyle related issues (e.g., smoking cessation, physical activity, NHS Health Checks, weight management, alcohol reduction) is desirable
Evidence of working with individuals with long term health conditions is desirable
Experience of supporting people with additional needs is desirable

EEO Statement
MAXIMUS is committed to developing, maintaining and supporting a culture of equality and diversity in employment in which our employees as well as candidates for employment are treated equitably. We understand that a diverse workforce adds to our competitive advantage; and as such, we aim to ensure that job applicants do not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, race, marital status, disability, age, part-time or fixed term contract status, sexual orientation or religion, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable. Advertisements for posts will include sufficiently clear and accurate information to enable potential applicants to assess their own suitability for the post.
Where reasonable, MAXIMUS will review and consider adjustments for those applicants who express a requirement for them during the recruitment process.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Nutritionist

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