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Staff vacancies at the BDA

The BDA is an award winning employer based in central Birmingham. We have recently moved to innovative new premises and our work environment is second to none. We have a wide range of supportive and attractive benefits which include a money purchase pension scheme, health reimbursement benefits, part time/flexible working and other family friendly policies.

Current vacancies:

  • Policy Officer - Professional Practice (see side tab for details)

Member Roles at the BDA

Scotland Board Chair

As part of our new leadership structure we seek a Chair for our BDA Scotland Board. The Scotland Board steers member engagement strategy and policy leadership in Scotland. The Chair will lead this work, represent the profession and oversee the work of members on the Board. They will be familiar with dietetics, health and social care policy in the country and have experience of chairing committees or leading groups of people. The appointments will be for 3 years in the first instance and training/support will be provided. An annual fee of £4200 will be paid to the successful candidate. Applications should be by CV and letter, setting out what you will bring to the role and why you are applying. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the BDA’s Selection Committee which will make recommendations for appointment to the Board of Directors. A role descriptor can be found here. Applications should be received by Friday 5 February 2021. Interviews will take place in Scotland or remotely (where appropriate) on either 24 or 25 February 2021. Successful candidates will take up their positions in April 2021. For further information about the Scotland Board please visit the BDA Scotland Board page here. For an informal discussion about the role please contact the current Scotland Board Chair (Janie Gordon) at or the BDA Chief Executive (Andy Burman) at To apply, please email your CV and letter of application to 

Dietetic Jobs

For the latest job vacancies across the dietetic and nutrition profession, see the BDA's dedicated website:

The site also contains full information for organisations wishing to advertise vacancies on both the Dietitians Jobs web site and in the BDA's official members' magazine Dietetics Today.