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Children's Weight Management Lead

Central London Community Health Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Central London Community Healthcare is excited to be advertising for a Band 6 full time Children's Healthy Weight Senior Practitioner for the Brent children's Healthy weight Service.

Main duties of the job

The Service is looking for a dynamic and compassionate Senior practitioner to take the lead for the provision of an effective and comprehensive 0-5 years healthy weight programme delivered to children in Brent and their families. We are looking for an individual who is able to work in a collaborative manner, building strong local networks and is able to liaise with other agencies working with children across Brent. You will be a highly motivated individual who confidently develops and delivers a responsive, inclusive healthy weight service.The role also includes the delivery of healthy weight programmes to children and their families in a group and 1:1 setting.This individual will be joining a professional team who is embedded within the 0-19 public health children's services in Brent. The role will work alongside health visitors, family well-being centre staff and local nurseries.The successful post holder will be supported in developing skills and knowledge through the Performance Appraisal and Development Review process.

If you are interested in finding out further information regarding this role or have any queries, please contactYvette Agyekum - Infant feeding and healthy weight team Lead on 07887452928Or Claire Carroll on 07861396556

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required

Person Specification



  • First Level Degree- Health / Fitness related OR Registered Nurse (Adult or Paediatric) OR HCPC Registered Dietician OR B.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics or Equivalent OR Association for Nutrition recognised Nutrition degree.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.


  • SCPHN - School Nursing (BSc Course )
  • Registered with Association for nutrition.



  • Substantial years of working in public health and or community.
  • Substantial years of experience in delivering nutrition healthy weight programmes
  • Experience of delivering healthy weight programmes in a group and 1:1 settings
  • Be able to co- ordinate health promotion initiatives in line with local and national health improvement targets
  • Experience of working collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and inter- agency working
  • Experience of organising and managing own workload
  • Experience of working with children and young people
  • Experience of teaching others
  • Experience of evidence-based care
  • Experience of assessing, planning and implementing programmes of care and writing care plans
  • Experience of supervising junior staff and coordinating a team on a day-to-day regular basis.
  • Previous experience working in the community


  • Experience of managing staff or leading teams
  • Experience of providing nutrition advice for antenatal women
  • Experience of providing nutrition advice for adults and families

Skills and Knowledge


  • Current knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of evidence based practice
  • Knowledge of clinical supervision
  • Knowledge of managing difficult situations and conflict resolution
  • Knowledge of how equal opportunities can be implemented in practice
  • Has a range of clinical skills and expertise relevant to continuing care of children and young people
  • Able to work autonomously, planning and prioritising own workload and that of others
  • Able to delegate work effectively and safely
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Able to identify learning and development needs and actively seek ways of meeting those needs


  • Knowledge of Health promotion/ Health and Fitness and link to Weight Management programmes.



  • Able to provide evidence of where you have demonstrated the Trust's Values and Behaviours
  • Able to meet the required IT Skills for the post

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Willesden Centre for Health & Care


NW10 3RY

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