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18 Jun 2024
We're currently recruiting a dedicated Nutritionist to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Chartwells on a full time basis, contracted to 40 hours per week.As a Nutritionist, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

Here's an idea of what your shift pattern will be:
  • Mon: Full-time (Days)
  • Tues: Full-time (Days)
  • Weds: Full-time (Days)
  • Thurs: Full-time (Days)
  • Fri: Full-time (Days)
  • Sat:
  • Sun:
Could you bring your spark to Chartwells? Here's what you need to know before applying:Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Attending the school on a daily basis
  • Delivering nutrition education sessions to a wide variety of audiences within our fifteen boarding houses at Rugby School and at our Prep, Pre-Prep and Nursery locations at Bilton Grange.
  • In collaboration with central nutrition, design and deliver new educational approaches that enhance the nutrition support to a range of stakeholders across the school community.
  • Explore and evidence behaviour change techniques around nutrition, based on sound scientific principles.
  • Create and maintain case studies that evidence the benefits of the nutrition programme and resources within the school.
  • Use food and nutrition strategies as a tool to enhance pupil development across the school community - academia, co-curricular, pastoral.
  • Communicating nutrition information through posters, blogs and website posts
  • Support identified pupils with more bespoke nutritional guidance based upon the demands of their school experience - academic, co-curricular.
  • Maintain sound knowledge of nutritional requirements for all age groups.
  • Translating complex nutrition information into simple facts and figures
  • Maintain and continue to implement our FUEL menu initiative where relevant.
  • Deliver training to catering teams on nutrition and allergens.
  • Review menus and provide feedback on the nutritional content of the offer
  • Working in partnership with other members of the Chartwells UK Nutrition Team to share knowledge and best practice. Work closely with counterparts in other Chartwells independent schools to maintain a productive nutrition community across the sector
  • Working closely with culinary team on site to promote a joined-up approach
  • To oversee allergens and medical diets alongside the Operations and Culinary teams on site
  • Write, check and implement medical diet menus where relevant
  • Support the roll out and implementation on Climate Action Plan at the school with the help of the central Chartwells Nutrition and Sustainability team
Our ideal Nutritionist will:
  • Graduate of an Association for Nutrition accredited nutrition degree from university
  • Work experience in the foodservice and nutrition industry would be welcomed.
  • Confident in communicating to large groups of people and controlling challenging meetings/conversations.
  • Confident in delivering nutrition and food education to different audiences.
  • Able to engage and motivate young people in nutrition practices and foster an enjoyment and understanding of fuelling strategies.
  • 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.
Part of Compass Group UK&I, Chartwells is the leading provider of catering and support services to the education sector. For over a quarter of a century, Chartwells has been focusing on helping those in education to build strong bodies, sharp minds and lead long healthy lives. Every week, Chartwells serves millions of nutritious and delicious meals to pupils and students in primary and secondary schools, academies, independent schools, colleges, and universities across the UK. Chartwells is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all employees to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to successfully completing pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure and a Children's Barred List check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we ask applicants to declare all previous convictions and cautions in order to assess their suitability to work with children.Job Reference: com/2105/L96001/52642503/WJCompass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!
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