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Dietitian (Grade 3) - Discipline Senior

Job posted: 11/05/2022
Applications close: 01/06/2022 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 52926

Reference: 52926

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health 


Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between that supports the delivery of clinical are.


About the Role


We are currently seeking an experienced eating disorders dietitian, part–time 0.6 eft, to provide leadership to dietitians across the Mental Health Program. The role has a clinical caseload in the Wellness and Recovery outpatient clinic, two days per week, providing specialist dietetic assessment and intervention to adults with an eating disorder. This is a temporary, 12 month position.


As a member of the Mental Health Program Senior Leadership Group you would be involved in a range of senior responsibilities including:



  • Leading the professional governance for all dietitians employed in the mental health service.

  • Coordinating and evaluating appropriate discipline specific evidence-based clinical interventions including resources.

  • Contributing to the development of the discipline and broader service development.

  • Working with the Director of Allied Health, Mental Health Program and Head of Profession Dietetics and Nutrition to develop linkages within the Mental Health Program, Monash Health and Academic Institutions.

  • Providing senior clinical practice for adults with an eating disorder.


This role would suit an experienced dietitian who is passionate about supporting the recovery of individuals with an eating disorder, as well as being passionate about enhancing the role of dietitians working in mental health.


About the Mental Health Program


Monash Health Mental Health Services provides a range of community, bed-based and specialist services covering the Casey, Cardinia, Greater Dandenong, Kingston and Monash LGAs – a population of nearly one million.  It has an operational budget of $130 million and employs approximately 820 EFT, representing over 1000 staff.


The Wellness and Recovery Centre at Monash Health provides specialist Eating Disorder treatment across the inpatient, outpatient, and day program setting. We have a proud history of engaging adolescents and adults and their families in the treatment of an Eating Disorder.


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:



  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.



Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

Dietitian (Grade 3) - Discipline Senior

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Contact:

Paige Stimpson - 0427 326 731

Dietitian (Grade 3) - Discipline Senior