Job posted: 13/07/2022
Applications close: 01/01/2023 (Midnight)
136 days remaining

136 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 44102

Reference: 44102

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

  • Grade 2 Dietitian  

  • Casual

  • Available for immediate start.  

  • Located at Austin/Repat/Talbot campus

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Dietitian (Grade 2) with at least two years' experience to join our Nutrition and Dietetics team in a casual role. The purpose of this role is to provide leave cover and fill gaps, along with our two full-time leave cover positions and other casuals.

Details of position

Refer to position description for general information and selection criteria.

The person in this role could be allocated to work in any of our clinical areas, in any setting (inpatients, outpatients, home-based programs) and at any campus (Austin, Repat, Talbot) with training and support provided as needed. Our six clinical streams are: specialist medicine, surgery/gastro/ICU, oncology, paediatrics and mental health, aged care and rehabilitation, and ambulatory care, each with a senior team leader.

Roster and work hours will be variable, based on department needs. Rostering will usually be done a few weeks ahead for planned leave, but shifts will also come up at short notice when there is unplanned leave.  Weekend work may be an option.

Essential knowledge and skills:

 These are listed in the position description under Selection Criteria. Other important attributes for this role are: 

  • Experience in a tertiary hospital environment. 

  • Experience in a range of clinical areas and settings. 

  • Being flexible and adaptable and open to working in new areas. 

  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.                         

About the Nutrition and Dietetics Department

 We have around 40 dietitians working across all three sites of Austin Health, in acute care, sub-acute care, rehabilitation and community programs. We function as one department and work in clinical teams in a supportive, friendly environment. Our work includes clinical services, research, quality improvement, food service liaison, staff and student education.


 Written applications must be submitted on-line via the Austin Health Careers website. Documents required are:

  • Cover letter

  • Academic transcript/proof of dietetic qualification.

  • Resume/CV including minimum of two professional referees.

  • Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or medical exemption

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


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Sofie Modulon - (03) 9496 3137
Sofie.MODULON@austin.org.au - (__) ____ ____