Vacancy - Company Nutritionist

Company Nutritionist




Reading, RG6 1PT


40 hrs week, 5/7


£Excellent salary + company car + benefits


To apply for this role, download our application form.
Complete the form and send it to:

Daniel Collier :

We want you

Can you commit to feeding hungry tummies as well as hungry minds? We serve more than just a meal in our kitchens, and we want you, yes you…the BEST of the best!

The essential ingredient at the heart of our business is our people so we are searching for an inspired and motivated Nutritionist to join our business and work across our highly prestigious education settings across the UK. If you are looking for an employer that will invest in you and develop your career further, then look no further and apply!

Benefits we offer…

There are many advantages to working for us and we provide our employees with bespoke benefits which include:

• Competitive salaries
• Free meals whilst at work
• Career development opportunities
• Prestigious working environments
• Team events scheduled throughout the year
• 28 Holiday days inclusive of bank holidays
• Pension scheme
• Company sick pay scheme
• Employee Benefits Platform
• Work/life balance
• Employee Assistance Program
• People awards to celebrate our employees
• Reward & recognition schemes
• Recommend a friend scheme

As a Nutritionist you will…

As well as having an excellent presentation, organisational and communication skills, you will be able to demonstrate a real passion for food & service and possess bags of enthusiasm.

Key responsabilities

• Overall responsibility for Holroyd Howe’s health and wellbeing strategy
• Working alongside the Head of Food Development to ensure nutrition and health is at the core of all food concepts and menus
• Management of the nutrition team, including development of Associate Nutritionists
• Ensure Holroyd Howe meets and exceeds relevant legalisation (e.g. calorie labelling legalisation)
• Develop and implement innovative solutions that enhance children’s wellbeing and are aligned to the wider public health agenda
• Develop and execute new initiatives that enhance the curriculum support we offer our schools/contract.
• Review menus and provide recommendations to enhance the nutritional profile of the menus we serve.
• Contribute to recipe and menu development.
• Support client/pupil workshops and roadshows.
• Communicate internally and externally for the business

Client Service

• Build and maintain positive client relationships, ensuring clients experience and value the additional support Holroyd Howe delivers to a school.
• Ensure that client expectations around the sustainability, health and wellbeing of our offer are consistently met.
• Provide advice and knowledge to parents and school stakeholders

People Management

• To work with location teams and regional operations teams to deliver nutrition education session.
• To treat teams at location as you would expect to be treated.

The Person:

• A passion for and knowledge of nutrition.
• Ideally, a minimum of 4 years’ experience working as a nutritionist.
• Experience of working with children in an educational environment preferred.
• BSc degree, preferably in nutrition.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to adapt and teach in different environments and situations.
• Professional, organised, presentable, efficient and self-motivated.
• Willing to travel around the country daily and be away from home at times.
• A passion for keeping up to date with research.
• Excellent presentation skills.
• Excellent IT skills.
• Ability to manage a busy diary independently and in an effective manner.
• Have a full, clean driving licence

Additional Responsabilities

• Fully comply with all Holroyd Howe food, health and safety procedures at all times.
• To ensure compliance with the company’s policy on safeguarding children and young adults at all times whilst at work.
• To take responsibility for contributing towards your own development with the guidance of the Head of Food Development and attend training courses as identified.
• To show commitment to company values in all aspects of your role.
• To act as a positive ambassador for the business.
• To attend to any reasonable request made by the client or Holroyd Howe management

Who we are… 

Holroyd Howe is one of the UK’s leading contract caterers, providing fresh innovative food services solely to independent schools and colleges.

We are a team of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children of all ages in order to meet the bespoke requirements of each school.

We invest in the training and development of our teams to give them the appropriate skills necessary to thrive in their job roles. We have outstanding teams of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children, of all ages, meeting the bespoke requirements of our clients.  

““Holroyd Howe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all employees to share this commitment. All roles within Holroyd Howe are regarded as regulated activity and therefore we require an Enhanced DBS which includes a Barred List Check for all successful applicants.  We will also require shortlisted applicants to provide appropriate information regarding their criminal offences.”

This appointment is offered on the return of satisfactory professional references.