Employment Opportunities

Nutritionist

Position: Nutritionist
Status: Independent Contractor
Organization: Promise Inc.
Position Purpose: Provide support services to the Promisers and their Families
Reports To: Director of Programs & Services
Supervises: N/A

Organization Standards:
To provide a much needed housing option for adults with special needs that includes vocational training, employment, health, wellness and fitness, as well as develop public/private partnerships that will help minimize the need for state funding.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for individual education to promote core health improvement programs.
• Assesses nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
• Advises Promisers and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
• Counsels individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
• Create full and personalized nutrition plans that promote healthy lifestyles.
• Set clear objectives and provide support to Promisers to help them in their progress.
• Collaborates with Promise culinary staff for recipe development, meal plans and standardization.
• Develops curriculum and prepares manuals, visual aids, course outlines, and other materials used in teaching.
• Make presentations on a variety of topics, such as how nutrition affects overall well being.
• Promotes healthy eating habits.
• Organizes community educating workshops in the facility.
• Provides nutritional tips for the facility newsletter and community blog.
• Monitor Promisers progress and adapt programs as needed.

Qualifications and Required Skills:
• Have a Bachelors Degree and 2 years experience.
• Be a Registered Dietitian or Certified Nutritionist.
• Be able to establish empathy and a person-centered approach to Promisers.
• Skillfully work in a self-motivated and independent way.
• Have a good understanding of disabilities, both physical and developmental.
• Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with team members as well
as Promisers.
• Have a strong dedication to a wellness lifestyle.

 

Please email your resume to Ron Goode, HR Manager, at HR@PromiseInBrevard.com

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Promise In Brevard provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law