Job posted: 15/03/2023
Applications close: 30/03/2023 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Part time, Casual

Organisation: West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 11507

Reference: 11507

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland


DIETITIAN – Grade 1 or 2

Allied & Community Health - Dietetics

Fixed Term, Part Time - 24 hours per week

April 2023 until April 2024 (secondment backfill) 

Medical Scientists, Pharmacists & Psychologists Enterprise Agreement - AI1 > AI7


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the West Gippsland Healthcare Group in the role of the Dietitian.
Reporting to the Dietetics Manager, you will work within a motivated and dedicated team that provides Dietetics clinical input, assessment and education to the organisation.

This stimulating role would suit a Dietitian who is flexible, enjoys working within a team and is dedicated to providing great service to their client group. New graduates are welcome to apply.

Our preferred candidate will have:

  • Bachelor or Master of Nutrition/ Dietetics
  • Membership of the APD program – full or provisional status
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Previous experience within a hospital or health care environment (including student placement)

Key Selection Criteria:

  • High level of theoretical and practical clinical knowledge in Dietetics practice
  • Ability to relate well to clients from a diverse age and diagnostic range
  • Sound organisational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction

IMPORTANT: All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be fully (3 doses) vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza (unless a valid exemption applies). Evidence of vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement.

About our organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a growing regional health service, providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to one of the fastest growing Local Government Areas in the country – Baw Baw Shire. The Hospital cares for approximately 11,600 inpatients, makes nearly 28,000 community visits and sees more than 20,000 emergency presentations each year.

The administrative headquarters is located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul. Warragul is a 30 minute drive from Pakenham along the freeway – against the traffic!

WGHG are the largest employer in Warragul with a workforce of over 1400 staff and are committed to building on our organisation’s strengths by welcoming people with our shared values of teamwork, respect, accountability and compassion.

We are well aware our hospital is aging but are excited at the news that our new state of the art hospital and public aged care facility is coming. A 23.6 hectare site at Lardners Track in Drouin East was acquired by West Gippsland Healthcare Group for a future hospital back in 2007. The new hospital is set to feature 233-beds and 33 emergency department treatment spaces as well as aged care and an expanded maternity facility. We pride ourselves on the quality of care that’s delivered by our incredible staff. You won’t find a more friendly and welcoming team than the West Gippsland Healthcare Group. We care for our community because we are the community! The boost in capacity means more patients can be treated faster.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a NDIS worker screening clearance and a current Employee Working with Children Check. All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further details and how to apply

Applications must be submitted via our recruitment portal (wghg.mercury.com.au) and must include a current CV, response to the selection criteria and a covering letter. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide at least 2 professional referees.

If you have any further queries, please contact Nicole Boyer or Lauren Horton, Dietetics Managers, on 56230303 or nicole.boyer@wghg.com.au.

Applications close on Thursday 30th March 2023.


As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability.

As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.


Job type:

Part time, Casual

Job classification:

Not provided


Nicole BOYER - (03) 5623 0303
Lauren Horton - (03) 5623 0304