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Dietitian - Transition Care Program

Job posted: 04/05/2022
Applications close: 01/06/2022 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 26847

Reference: 26847

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Dietitian - Transition Care Program



  • Permanent Part Time (30 hours per week)

  • $87,287.20 - $98,285.20 p.a. dependent on experience (pro rata for part time)

  • Join a multi-disciplinary team


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


The Dietitian is responsible for the provision of quality client-focused care across the Transition Care Program at Eastern Health. The Grade 2 Clinician will demonstrate an advanced level of experience, knowledge and skill in the complex area of older persons.


Clinical activity for the dietitian includes direct therapy services, as well as liaison with families and contracted providers. The role may also include education, student supervision, quality improvement, and service development activities.


The Grade 2 role requires autonomy of practice, whilst also contributing strongly to the multidisciplinary team. It is an expectation that the Grade 2 clinician will provide high quality assessments and interventions, to maximise the wellbeing, safety and quality of life of Transition Care Program clients.


The dietitian reports to the TCP Operations Manager or delegate and closely liaises with the Dietetics team at Eastern Health.


About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics, Master of Dietetics, or recognised equivalent.

  • Eligibility for membership of Dietitians Australia (DA) and the Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) program

  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence

  • Minimum two years’ clinical experience in advanced dietetics.

  • Demonstrated best practice in client assessment and intervention, including evidence of advanced clinical skills and client centred practice, community food access, quality programming and food safety practices.

  • Demonstrated special interest and/or experience in working with older adults

  • High level communication skills, both written and oral

  • Demonstrated capacity to work / show leadership in a multidisciplinary team

  • Experience in supervision of students and/or staff

  • Commitment to improving own practice and undertaking quality and research activities

  • Demonstrated understanding of professional codes of conduct


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury and address the selection criteria in the position description.

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence



**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Dietitian - Transition Care Program

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

CAROLYN ASHTON - (03) 9955 7592
RODNEY PETRIE - (03) 9955 7587

Dietitian - Transition Care Program