Dietitian - Health Promotion

Job posted: 15/10/2020
Applications close: 29/10/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 43437

Reference: 43437

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

About the Role

This position is part of the large and dynamic Health Promotion team, which sits within the Population Health and Partnerships team as part of Monash Health Community. The Health Promotion team works across the local Government areas of Greater Dandenong, Casey and Cardinia to implement a range of place based initiatives in accordance with the Integrated Health Promotion Plan, and support Health Promotion within Monash Health.The successful candidate will also work with Monash Health Community Communications and Marketing Lead to support communications and marketing within the Health Promotion Team.This is a permanent position and will be based at Dandenong and Cranbourne sites once onsite work resumes post COVID restrictions. Travel will be expected across multiple sites.

About You

You are an experienced and positive systems thinker with experience in engaging key stakeholders across a range of sectors on public health nutrition issues. You are self motivated, have the ability to work flexibly, and have a commitment to working in an innovative way. You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and ideally have experience in communications and/ or marketing.

What are the skills and experience required?

  • A tertiary qualification in dietetics/nutrition or equivalent

  • At least two years relevant work experience in public health nutrition and/or health promotion is required.

  • Demonstrated understanding of Health Promotion core competencies, complex systems theory and working from a settings/place based approach

  • A demonstrated high level of motivation, willingness to learn and ability to adapt to changing roles and relationships.

  • Experience in building strong and mutually beneficial stakeholder relationships in a variety of settings

  • Awareness of current state government public health strategies, guidelines and actions, particularly as related to healthy eating 

  • Experience in Communications and/or Marketing is desirable

For further details contact Toby Sargent on 0420312647 or toby.sargent@monashhealth.org

What are the benefits?

  • Competitive Salary

  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing

  • You will be part of a large health promotion team that is leading contemporary health promotion practice and work with like-minded professionals

  • on-going supervision and professional development.

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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

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

Please note, 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.

Dietitian - Health Promotion

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Toby Sargent - 0420312647

Dietitian - Health Promotion