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BANT April News Goes Live

Welcome to the April edition of the BANT ENews. In this month’s issue our feature article focuses on BANT’s recent response to the Functional Dietetics consultation; Abir Hamza-Goodacre takes us through a Day in the Life of the Membership Support Manager and Amelia Freer gives us a personal insight into her new book ‘Positive Nutrition’ and has also given us some recipes from the book to share with you all. Access the BANT news here.

APRIL BANT ENEWS

Welcome to the April edition of the BANT ENews. In this month’s issue our feature article focuses on BANT’s recent response to the Functional Dietetics consultation; Abir Hamza-Goodacre takes us through a Day in the Life of the Membership Support Manager and Amelia Freer gives us a personal insight into her new book ‘Positive Nutrition’ and has also given us some recipes from the book to share with you all.

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TECHNICAL ADVISOR

– Part time (3 days p/w)
– Fixed term contract
– Competitive salary
– Benefits package

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the fastest growing companies in the industry.  Based either at our head office in Somerset or working from home, we are looking for a qualified Nutritional Therapist to join our team on a fixed term contract for 15 months, to provide product support to UK and overseas customers for the Protexin branded healthcare product range, which includes our award-winning Bio-Kult probiotics.

The role:

  • To be the primary point of contact for human health enquiries via phone and email.
  • To work in conjunction with the Marketing department to develop literature, articles and communications.
  • To develop technical support for UK and export sales and nutrition staff.
  • To provide support at trade and consumer exhibitions.
  • To provide technical input for new product development.

The Candidate:

  • Nutritional Therapist qualification or similar.
  • Excellent communication skills with confidence presenting technical information.
  • Driven, hardworking, self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Experience working in a similar role is an advantage, but not necessary.

To apply for this opportunity, please send your CV plus a covering letter giving details of your current salary to:

Claire Rowswell, HR Manager – recruitment@protexin.com

Closing date for applications: 1st May 2017

ACADEMIC SUPPORT TUTOR

Institute for Optimum Nutrition

Location: Richmond, London

Contract term: Permanent role, full time

Starting salary: £30,000 pa

Our mission is: “To educate and enthuse, instilling optimum nutrition as the foundation of health for all”.

An exciting opportunity to join an established and growing independent higher educational charity, in Richmond South West London.

The Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION) has been successfully training Nutritional Therapists for over 30 years and offers courses to the growing number of people interested in learning more about nutrition. Join us and become part of a high quality, forward thinking educational establishment committed to meeting the needs of the students it serves. We are a vibrant Institute and proud of the year on year successes and achievements of our students and staff.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual with excellent demonstrable experience in learner support to join our established academic department providing a wide range of advice, guidance and support as well as the tools and resources to deliver a first class academic support system.

This is an exciting role suited to an experienced learning specialist with a desire to develop the student support function and take on line management of staff.  You will thrive at the opportunity to design and deliver an induction module, developing student learning skills resources and establishing academic and pastoral policies and procedures.  You will be a vital link in communicating with colleagues and students, on the phone and via email, and will work to ensure our students are well looked after and engaged in their studies.

We would like to hear from you if you can demonstrate:

  • Understanding how people learn and applying to a variety of learning needs.
  • PGCE or similar teaching qualification.
  • Experience of developing materials and presenting to varied audiences.
  • Experience of designing and implementing systems and processes.
  • Experience of staff management.
  • Ability to manage and coach students and staff in a sensitive and appropriate manner.
  • Ability to write clear and informative reports.
  • Ability to manage time and priorities to achieve agreed outcomes and deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team, building strong working relationships

We offer a welcoming and supportive working environment with generous holiday entitlement, pension, flexible working and opportunities to grow and develop within the role.

For further details including a job description and person specification please go to our website www.ion.ac.uk/jobs.  Apply by completing the application form and return to us by mid-day on Friday 5th May 2017.  Interviews will be held on 11th and 12th May 2017.

Committed to Equality and Diversity, The Institute for Optimum Nutrition is an independent educational charity. Registered company number 2724405, registered charity number 1013084.

MODULE LEADER & LECTURER AT INSTITUTE FOR OPTIMUM NUTRITION

  • Location: Richmond, London
  • Contract term: Permanent, part time (0.4 FTE)
  • Salary: On application

Grow Your Career in Nutritional Therapy Education at ION

The Institute for Optimum Nutrition is looking to recruit a Nutritional Therapist to join the Academic team as Module Leader for the Year One ‘Principles of Nutrition’ module.

The post-holders will have either a Diploma or Degree in Nutritional Therapy and first class communication/presenting skills, excellent organisational skills and enjoy working as part of a team.  The successful candidates will ideally have a Degree or Masters degree, and will have experience of teaching or presenting to varied audiences. You will need to maintain your professional body membership with BANT and registration with the CNHC.

If you have a passion to share your love of nutrition join us.

This is an exciting time at the Institute. You’ll have the opportunity to join a fun, hardworking, experienced and nurturing team and get involved with activities and projects across the organisation

Office attendance in central Richmond, London and weekend teaching in Central London is required at least once a month

To apply for one of the Module Leader roles please complete the application form and send with a covering email to jobs@ion.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications Friday 28th April 2017

DR. RONDA NELSON PRESENTS THE MARCH BANT WEBINAR 2017 – PART 1

Dr. Ronda Nelson, PhD in Wholistic Nutrition and a Master Herbalist presents a webinar on Menopausal Meltdown: How to Prevent and Support (Part 1). Menopause is underrated until the day a woman actually begins to experience it first hand! Then all bets are off! Be sure to join Dr. Ronda Nelson for part 1 of this 3-part webinar series outlining the problems and pitfalls that can occur during peri- and postmenopause. Part 2 and Part 3 will be released in April and May respectively.

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BANT March News Goes Live

Welcome to the March edition of the BANT ENews. In this month’s issue, we have an infinitely useful feature article on culinary herbs. Satu Jackson, BANT Operations Director provides a quick overview of highlights from our successful AGM. Miguel Mateas Toribio-Mateas celebrates BANT’s 20th anniversary by reminding us all where BANT has come from and how far it has progressed over the last 20 years.. Access the BANT news here.

MARCH BANT ENEWS

Welcome to the March edition of the BANT ENews. In this month’s issue, we have an infinitely useful feature article on culinary herbs. Satu Jackson, BANT Operations Director provides a quick overview of highlights from our successful AGM. Miguel Toribio-Mateas celebrates BANT’s 20th anniversary by reminding us all where BANT has come from and how far it has progressed over the last 20 years.

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MAKE SURE YOU BOOK YOUR PLACE AT THE BANT AGM 2017

Attending the AGM gives you an excellent opportunity to:

  • Find out more about the crucial work BANT has undertaken on your behalf over the past year
  • Learn first-hand about BANT’s plans for 2017
  • Have your questions answered
  • Be one of the first to discover opportunities to get more involved with BANT and the profession
  • Network with other BANT members
  • Gain ‘Active’ Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Take home a goodie bag with items from carefully selected companies

Throughout 2016, BANT directors, managers and volunteers worked tirelessly to ensure BANT Membership continues to offer members value for money. As a result, 91% of responders from our 2016 survey agreed that BANT Membership did just that!

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