Peppy • UK

Lead Nutrition and Weight Management Practitioner

Employment type:  Part time


Core hours 9.30–4.30

Dog friendly

Job Description

About Peppy
We’re on a mission to support the taboo, forgotten and under-served areas of healthcare, starting with Menopause, Fertility, Baby, Specialised Men’s Health and Specialised Women’s Health. Our clients’ employees get expert healthcare support via the Peppy mobile app, with unlimited access to our team of specialist practitioners.
• $45mil Series B fundraise announced in January ‘23, led by Albion VC• One of Europe’s fastest growing HealthTech scale-ups; 8x revenue growth in 2021 and 4x revenue growth in 2022.• B2B SaaS offering, supporting employees across 250+ clients and partners including Natwest Group, Clifford Chance, Capgemini, Santander, Aviva and Coty.• Remote-first company with 200+ employees across UK, USA and Europe.• Proudly B-corp certified and Mission-led - read all about our company values here.• Rated one of the Top Startups to work for by LinkedIn, Tempo and Flexa.
We’re looking for a full time Registered Nutritional Therapist to join us as our Lead Practitioner within Peppy's Nutrition and Weight Management team.Working within the small, close-knit Nutrition & Weight Management team, you will split your time between content creation (eg. writing group programmes, video creation, hosting online events) and overseeing and supporting the team of Nutrition Practitioners.As the Lead Practitioner, you will have the opportunity to work closely with the service Director to shape and further develop the scope of the existing service. You will also be responsible for the quality assurance of the Practitioners group chats and will be involved in the development of the practitioners within your team.This role is offered on a fully remote, full-time basis - (40 hours per week, Monday to Friday).

Qualifications, Experience and Essential Knowledge:

  • Qualifications:
  • Be a BANT or AFN registered Nutritional Therapist (essential).
  • Have a Diploma, BSc or greater in Nutritional Therapy, with at least 5 years post qualification experience (essential).
  • Ideally you will also have a Health Coaching qualification (desirable).

  • Essential Skills & Experience:
  • A minimum of 5+ years working as a registered Nutritional Therapist.
  • Must have significant one-to-one clinical experience after your qualification has been achieved (please do not count student clinic hours as experience) with verifiable and demonstrable experience working with a variety of different health conditions and weight management.
  • You will be a highly credible, dynamic and experienced leader, able to demonstrate significant experience of managing and developing teams.
  • You must have experience in creating content and delivering Nutrition events and courses (preferably online).
  • You will be a champion of change, an advocate of the development of our services, able to drive and promote continuous improvement.
  • You will be confident working autonomously, able to communicate clearly and manage stakeholders internally and externally.
  • You have great presentation skills with previous experience of public speaking / presenting and are comfortable on camera.
  • You’re the type of person who sees opportunities to improve the support offered to our clients.
  • Experience in both men’s and women’s health, ideally with specific experience within menopause health, weight management, bone health and cardiovascular health, PCOS, endometriosis and menstrual related issues.
  • Evidence based writing experience.
  • Bonus points if you also have:
  • Previous experience of group coaching using video and written materials.
  • Previous involvement in projects that incorporated digital health technology.

  • Required Knowledge:
  • Working knowledge of Mac & Microsoft packages and Messaging systems such as WhatsApp
  • Up-to-date knowledge with regards to clinical best practice
  • Implementation of research based practice
  • Bonus points if you also have:
  • Experience using Powerpoint or Canva to create presentations, information handouts or infographics

Required skills & attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability to work at pace in a multi-service/skills environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • IT literate
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Clear written and spoken English
  • Strong organisational skills; an ability to prioritise, and the skills to manage a busy clinical caseload and team of practitioners
  • You’re willing to work with the status quo but the slow pace of change frustrates you
  • Able to work effectively in a team
  • Enthusiastic and assertive
  • Caring and compassionate
  • Flexibility and reliability
  • Strong desire to improve standards
  • Self-motivated
  • Dynamic and supportive
  • Keen to implement research based practice
  • Confident and friendly, quick to build rapport with users and team members
  • Be empathetic and understanding with good interpersonal and communication skills

Who you are:

  • You have an innate interest in health and wellbeing. You’ll be motivated by the idea of being part of a force for good and bringing health support to millions.
  • You will be hungry to join an exciting startup. You’ll get excited about the prospect of rolling your sleeves up and getting stuck in.
  • You’re collaborative and respectful as a team player. You positively contribute to Peppy as a team. You’re supportive and see success as team success.
  • You’re committed to exceeding expectations, boundaries and excellence. You demonstrate passion and you’re willing to go the extra mile.
  • You take ownership of your deliverables and you admit your mistakes. You take responsibility and you’re proactive in identifying solutions.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • The ability to work flexibly to meet the requirements of the job role
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment, self-motivated and requiring minimal supervision

What we offer you:

  • An exciting opportunity to work in a fun, dynamic and growing team!
  • The opportunity to get involved with writing Peppy content, hosting online events and developing the clinical team.
  • A competitive basic salary of £50,000 per annum.
  • The opportunity to get involved with writing Peppy content.

Peppy’s Perks and Benefits:
Remote-First: All of our clinical employees work remotely from home.• Home Office Allowance: You will be eligible for a Home Office Allowance to setup your remote workspace.• Health & Wellbeing: You will receive Private Medical Insurance through Vitality as well as unlimited access to the Peppy app.• Financial Wellness: You have access to your own confidential financial wellbeing coach and resources, through Bippit.• Parental Leave: We have a generous Enhanced Family Leave policy, whether you or your partner are giving birth, going through surrogacy or adoption.• Pension: We offer an up to 7% employer pension contribution scheme through Nest.• Sick pay: Generous sick pay is provided.• Holidays: Peppy employees in the UK get 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays (pro-rata if part-time).• Tech: New joiners receive a company laptop delivered in time for your first day.• Professional Support: NMC registration paid, role appropriate professional membership paid, CPD funding allowance (pro-rata if part-time), revalidation support, annual practitioner conference (fully funded).• Referral Incentive: You’ll receive up to £3k for each successful employee referral.• Socials: We regularly host virtual and in-person socials (think Pizza making and cocktail drinking!) to help us stay connected in a remote-first environment.
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your CV. We look forward to hearing from you!
Equality & Diversity
Peppy's mission is to help people in life's most challenging journeys. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer, committed to equality and diversity amongst both our employees and prospective applicants. We ensure that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, socio-economic background, neuro-diversity, education, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Work from home allowance
Pregnancy loss leave
Our UK employees can work from abroad within 2 time zones
£600 work from home allowance or a WeWork All Access pass
Vitality Private Medical and Dental Insurance
Free access to the Peppy app for you, and your friends and family!
Up to 5% pension scheme
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Peppy

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations

London, New York

Funding levels


Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

3rd – Healthtech & Healthcare

3rd – Healthtech & Healthcare

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023
Healthtech & Healthcare

Healthtech & Healthcare

Industry awards 2022