Foodservice Dietitian

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1680695/112589/AS
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Chertsey
  • Salary: £38,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: £38,500 per Annum
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Foodservice Dietitian

This role is for a foodservice dietitian within the healthcare division of Compass Group to ensure that patients' nutritional needs are being met by providing support to our operational teams and working within the dietetic team on menu and product development and compliance.  Some national travel may be required.

What we'll give:

Foodservice Dietitian

  • £38,500 per Annum
  • 40 hours per week
  • Based in the south of England but will need to be mobile
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:

Foodservice Dietitian

  • Provide ongoing technical dietetic support to catering, and operational teams and clients.
  • Visit sites to meet with the relevant operational teams, client teams and client dietitians where appropriate
  • Support new contract start-ups and mobilisation.
  • Produce special dietary operational policies and develop special diet menus and protocols where required
  • Assist in the development and implementation of mealtime initiatives such as Protected Mealtimes
  • Provide nutritional analysis and coding of menus and recipes and other nutritional information as required such as allergen and dietary suitability
  • Audit meal services for Compass teams and clients and gather feedback on food quality and overall accuracy of standard meals as well as therapeutic diets and snacks. Produce reports and recommend changes where appropriate
  • Participate in menu and recipe review/development with the operational leads and relevant individuals within allocated budgetary constraints as required, ensuring suitability for all client groups
  • Work with operational leads to develop and master recipes using recipe database software and propose recipe changes required to meet nutritional requirements, and run nutritional data reports where required 
Who you are:
  • At least two years' experience as a clinical dietitian working in a healthcare environment
  • Experience in a foodservice/catering environment
  • Knowledge of or experience in private healthcare and senior living
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
  • Menu planning and menu analysis
  • Teaching and presentation skills
  • Project management
  • Computer generated nutritional analysis
  • Conversant with Excel, Word and Outlook
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.