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Title: Education Dietitian
Location: Covering South and East England and London. Travel required
Salary: £30 - 35K dependent on experience and qualifications
Hours: Full time permanent position
Closing Date: 5th May 2017 

Description: Waterfall Catering Group is a contract catering subsidiary of Elior UK specialising in food services to the Care and Education markets through its brands Caterplus and Taylor Shaw and Edwards and Blake.  We are seeking a full time Dietitian to support our rapidly expanding education business Taylor Shaw and Edwards and Blake.  You will be based in the South of England providing support to our Southern Education business. You will be part of a small dynamic nutrition team, and will also work directly with our operating business team to ensure the delivery of comprehensive nutrition and dietetic services.                                                                                
                                          The position provides an excellent opportunity for you to work within industry where your nutrition and dietetic expertise is crucial for the successful delivery of the wider foodservice business, and the nutrition services.

You will have exceptional communication and IT skills and an ability to prioritise activities and manage expectations. The role will involve planning and administering nutrition and dietetic activities, using your technical skill set and working with wider teams to ensure evidence based practise runs in conjunction with the best commercial outcomes.

Person Specification:

Knowledge, Skills and Personal Qualities

- A highly driven individual with the ability to work well in a team and on own initiative
- An ability to translate technical/nutritional information into understandable messages for the non-expert
- Ability to deliver support to ops teams with site visits, presentations, training and events
- A passion for food and nutrition and good product knowledge of food and ingredients
- An ability to quickly solve problems, and excellent written and oral communication skills
- Ability to prioritise a wide range of tasks, be flexible and work to tight deadlines
- Happy to travel to various locations on a weekly basis
- Confident with the ability to work well with colleagues and clients at all levels

Experience and Qualifications

- HCPC Registered Dietitian with at least 3 years` experience
- Experience in contract catering or the food industry is highly desirable
- Familiarity with one or more nutritional analysis programmes
- Experience of working within the Food Service Education sector an advantage  
- Experience of menu development that is appropriate for school age children
- Experience working with food allergy and special medical diets
- Experience and knowledge of EU and UK food labelling legislation
- Member of British Dietetic Association
- Full UK driving licence

For further information please contact  (url removed)

To apply please send CV and covering letter to (url removed) [1]

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