An exciting opportunity has opened up for a full time and permanent Registered Nutritionist/Dietitian at the London Centre for Intuitive Eating.
We are looking for a passionate and experienced candidate to join our team and deliver 1-1 nutrition counselling in Intuitive Eating, eating disorders, and weight-inclusive health care.
At LCIE we pride ourselves on delivering compassionate, personalised care; tailoring our sessions to the individual clients needs and providing a non-judgemental, safe space for healing from food and body image concerns.
The successful candidate will support clients with non-complex eating disorders using a variety of counselling skills, food exposures, menu planning, and body image work. They will also have a working knowledge of trauma informed care, counselling clients with disordered eating and chronic dieting using Intuitive Eating, Health at Every Size and other complementary modalities.
This role will also require an active participation in the day-to-day activities associated with the running of our practice, including supporting online course participants and developing new course content and client facing resources. As such, a team orientated approach to work and experience in public facing nutrition communication is also desirable.
Manage a client caseload, starting with disordered eating and chronic dieting clients, and building up to working with clients with eating disorders. Clients may also have co-occuring concerns such as irritable bowel syndrome, PCOS and amenorrhea, amongst others.
Support other team members in the development of accessible client and clinician information sheets, covering a range of different nutrition-related issues from a non-diet perspective.
Critically appraise and review scientific literature.
Help manage online courses.
Help organise and eventually facilitate workshops for individuals on various aspects of Intuitive Eating.
Administrative responsibilities; social media content development & newsletter scheduling. The role may include other reasonable and similar responsibilities.
Qualifications & skills:
Must have a minimum of a BSc in Nutrition and/or Dietetics
Must be eligible for registration or already registered with either:
- Association for Nutrition (A/RNutr) or
- Health Care Professions Council (RD).
Must have strong professional interest in intuitive eating, Health at Every Size and Non-Diet Nutrition. Must have knowledge of non-diet approach and demonstrate understanding of weight-inclusive paradigm. You will receive training in the clinical aspects of this work, but a baseline understanding of the theory is essential.
Must have strong written & verbal communicator; you will be able to write in an academic style (appropriate for publication in a journal), as well as communicate complex scientific ideas to a lay audience.
You will be well organised, self-motivated, driven and able to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a wider team.
Must be compassionate and have a strong interest in working with eating disorders
Advanced degree or post-graduate training in eating disorders.
Experience with body image work.
Additional training/experience in behaviour change or counselling skills – such as Motivational interviewing/CBT/ACT/DBT.
How to apply:
Please send CV and covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 16th December 2019 at 5pm. Your covering letter should explain why you are interested in working with a non-diet approach, your career goals, and why you are suitable for this role. You should also separately discuss (in 500 words) how you would respond to a client who said “I want to lose weight” during a session.