Job title:  Training Clinic Supervisor

Location:  Richmond, London

Contract:  Self-employed contract

Salary: Competitive day rate 


The Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION) is one of the UK’s longest established, and most respected higher education institution and thought leader in nutritional therapy and lifestyle sciences.  This is an exciting time at the Institute as we look to grow and develop new programmes and awards and you’ll have the opportunity to join a fun, hard-working, experienced and nurturing team, and get involved with activities and developmental projects across the organisation.

At ION we aim to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding learning experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich our communities. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

We are seeking to appoint multiple training clinic supervisors to facilitate the learning and training of ION students through teaching, assessment, feedback and support by leading a student training clinic group.  This exciting and varied role is at the heart of our students’ clinical practice training to becoming a confident, qualified and registered nutritional therapist.

Who we’re looking for: 

  • You will be an experienced practitioner and be able to apply subject knowledge to practice
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills will come naturally to you
  • You will enjoy working in a team but also be able to show that when required you can work independently
  • Participate in focus/reflective groups for tutors
  • Maintain professional registration as a registered nutritional therapist
  • Engage in ongoing development of professional skills
  • Attend training events held by ION
  • Comply with ION’s institutional and educational policies.

Recruitment timeline

Applications close 14 August 2020
Candidates shortlisted w/c 17 August 2020
Interviews w/c 24 August 2020

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV with covering letter to [email protected]


The Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION) is an independent educational charity, registered company number 2724405, registered charity number 1013084.  We are committed to and champion equality and diversity in all aspects of employment.  All staff are expected to understand and promote equality and diversity in the course of their work. 

We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented across our workforce.  Appointments will be made on merit.