Reference number: SAHC1912-4098
Salary: £33,796 to £49,554 with opportunity to progress to £54,131 (AC2/AC3)
Department: School of Allied Health and Community
Hours: 0.8 FTE (fractional posts considered)
This role offers an exciting opportunity to join a highly successful team of Nutritional Therapists within the School of Allied Health and Community who deliver an innovative and current curriculum in Nutritional Therapy. The post holder will also work collaboratively with colleagues across the School and wider university.
A key aspect of this role is to be actively involved in shared planning, preparation, evaluation and development of all theory, research and clinical practice modules in Nutritional Therapy, including an access module, Post Graduate Diploma and Masters in Nutritional Therapy. There is a strong professional focus on the preparation of students for their role as registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioners, underpinned by providing students with opportunities to see clients within the University Student teaching clinic. The clinic runs in the University McClelland Centre for Health and Wellbeing, alongside the Student-Led Clinic for Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy students. The successful candidate will assess and supervise client consultations, developing this important aspect of the student experience, and take an active role in the development of the Clinic. Therefore, it is important to have an in-depth understanding of this profession and have a minimum of two years in practice.
1. A first degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area
2. A Master’s degree in Nutritional Therapy / Nutrition or other relevant subject area
3. Registration with the Complementary and Natural healthcare Council (CNHC) or other appropriate professional and regulatory bodies
4. Membership of a relevant Professional body e.g. British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT)
5. Up to date knowledge, experience and expertise in Nutritional Therapy practice
6. Ability to communicate confidently and clearly, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of stakeholders including students, academic and support staff colleagues, and external partner representatives
7. Ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently, managing and prioritising own workload to meet tight deadlines
8. Suitable level of proficiency in ICT and a solid understanding of its application to teaching, learning and academic administration
9. Ability and commitment to supervising student research
10. Evidence of on-going continuous professional development in relation to Nutritional Therapy.
Closing Date: 30/10/2019