Dietitian employment agreement template

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If you are going to employ Dietitians, you will need to sign an employment agreement with them. This means you need to think about the terms of the contract of employment as well as your obligations as an employer before your employee starts working for you. Here we look at what the key points to include in yourDietitian employment agreement are as well as the nature of the Dietitian role.

What is an employment agreement?

An employment agreement allows an employer to hire an employee. An employment contract specifies the rights and obligations of the employer and the employee. An employment contract will specify key information such as the employee's role, salary, work location, hours and holidays.

What does the Dietitian role involve?

Dietitians assess, diagnose and treat diet-related and nutritional problems and raise awareness of the link between food and health at both an individual and wider public-health level. Find out more about the role and job openings at Prospects.

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What are the working hours of employees?

A full-time employee will work between 35 and 40 hours a week usually spread over 5 days whereas a part-time employee will work less than 40 hours.

What are the key terms of the Dietitian employment agreement?

The key terms of a Dietitian employment agreement are:

  • The name of the employee and employer
  • The job title and description
  • The place of work
  • The start date and working hours
  • Confidentiality and intellectual property right provisions to ensure that the employer's sensitive and proprietary information is protected.

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