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Public Health England: Nutrition Advice Team Leader

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Date added to library 04 July 2016
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Public Health England (PHE) is an executive agency of the Department of Health providing; strategic leadership, research, advice and support for Government, local authorities and the NHS in protecting and improving the nation’s health. 
The Diet & Obesity team is seeking an experienced individual t to lead a team providing nutrition advice to PHE, government departments and other stakeholders. Significant expertise and experience in nutrition and public health is recommended. Key duties will include working with colleagues across PHE and in the Department of Health to ensure consistent healthy eating messaging, based on sound evidence. The team is currently leading on a review of the nutrient profile model. It also provides a range of advice related to healthy eating messaging. This includes the Eatwell Guide, 5 a day, support for Change4life and NHS Choices content, education/schools, catering and behaviour change. The team regularly deals with a considerable volume of correspondence including media enquiries. 
Deadline: 10 July 2016