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Senior Dietitian Food Services & Food Services Dietitian

  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Berri
  • Salary: $86,950 - $100,729 p.a - Temporary Full Time (up to 2 years) - AHP2
  • Salary: $102,641 - $110,094 p.a - Ongoing Full Time - AHP3
  • Multiple Positions Available

The Dietitian – Food Services, applies clinical experience, increasingly generalist and/or specialist clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. The Dietitian – Food Services works under reduced clinical direction and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students. As a member of a multi-professional team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, the Dietitian – Food Services utilizes a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches.

The Senior Dietitian – Food Services is accountable to the Professional Lead Allied health within Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network (RMLCHN) for ensuring the nutritional adequacy of all menus provided which results in improved patient care and outcomes. This includes developing and implementing nutrition policies, procedures and training programs as well as maintaining appropriate information management systems including nutrient analysis. The Senior Dietitian, Food Services is to implement nutrition reviews and quality audits in the Department’s quality assurance program.

Must hold a recognised qualification within the Nutrition and Dietetics profession and be eligible for full membership of the Dietitians Association of Australia. It is desired that the individual will participate in the Dietitians Association of Australia Accredited Practicing Dietitian Program (APD).

Being part of Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, you will have access to flexible working hours.

The Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, called RMCLHN for short, supports more than 70,000 people living in country South Australia in the towns and surrounds of Renmark, Paringa, Berri, Barmera, Waikerie, Loxton, Pinnaroo, Lameroo, Karoonda, Mannum, Murray Bridge, Tailem Bend, Meningie, Tintinara and Coonalpyn. View this video for more information about working for RMCLHN.

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Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category A
SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 852489
For more information and to apply

Name: Tania Vandepeer
Title: Professional Lead Allied Health RMCLHN
Phone: 0481 053 025
E-mail: [email protected]

Application Closing Date
Monday 5th February 2024 - 11.55PM