Dietitian - Grade 2 Casual

Job posted: 17/03/2023
Applications close: 24/03/2023 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 177748

Reference: 177748

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Seeking a Casual Dietitian who wishes to gain invaluable experience within Victoria's largest regional Health Service 
  • Be part of a dynamic Nutrition and Dietetics service that is committed to best practice
  • Enjoy work life balance and extend your career living in the beautiful Geelong region

About Our Facility

Our team at Barwon Health consists of 38 Dietitians and eight Dietitian Assistants. We provide dietetic services to inpatients and outpatients across all clinical specialties according to current best practice and professional standards. Our staff are expected to pursue clinical excellence, consumer-centred care and interdisciplinary teamwork. Additionally, the Nutrition and Dietetics Department provides clinical placements for dietetics students, co-ordinated by our Student Placement Co-ordinator and has a strong relationship with Food Services via our Food Service Dietitian.

About the Role

To be successful you will be a high-functioning member of the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics team, and to provide evidence based nutrition and dietetic services to patients, clients and customers of Barwon Health.

You will be a proactive voice for Nutrition & Dietetics and to contribute and be part of a relevant ward-based multidisciplinary team, in order to support consumers and carers to achieve an optimum level of health independence via:

  • Provision of comprehensive, co-ordinated and integrated multidisciplinary services.
  • Provision of consumer–centred care.
  • Contribution to the development and delivery of high quality, cost-effective dietetics services.
  • Contribution to meeting relevant performance measures (KPM’s).

All activities of this casual position will reflect current best practice and professional standards for Nutrition & Dietetics.  The position will operate according to relevant legislation, Barwon Health policies, program and departmental guidelines. The role will primarily be located at University Hospital Geelong and the McKellar Centre but may include roles at other Barwon Health locations depending on service delivery needs.

About the culture 

The Nutrition and Dietetics Department has a strong workplace culture of high achievement, positive teamwork and enjoying work. You will work with an innovative multidisciplinary team who maintain extensive knowledge and experience.

Barwon Health is a values driven organisation and you will thrive working in a culture that values respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation. You will work with a highly engaged senior leadership team to ensure delivery of efficient, integrated care, education and research to advance health and wellbeing for all.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wadawurrung name for the region; Djillong, (Geelong) is means “Tongue of Land”.

  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area
  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Dietitian - Grade 2 Casual

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Kate Fox - (03) 4215 0704
Christine Wiggett - (03) 4215 0704

Dietitian - Grade 2 Casual