Grade 3 Dietitian Project Officer

Job posted: 03/02/2020
Applications close: 24/02/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 17590

Reference: 17590

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.

Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.

Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.

Your role in our future.


We are seeking a senior clinical dietitian (grade 3) to fill the role of project officer for the next funded project within the Victorian Cancer Malnutrition Collaborative (VCMC) program of work. The role is 0.6EFT for 18 months, commencing April 2020. This is a wonderful opportunity for an applicant passionate about oncology nutrition looking to gain and grow their project skills.

This role is pivotal for the newly funded project ‘iCanEAT: Implementation of the CanEAT pathway for people with cancer, carers and health professionals’. This new project is a follow-on from the successful ‘Optimising the cancer nutrition path: exploring consumer and carers experiences and clinician expertise to co-design a cancer nutrition care pathway across the care continuum’ run throughout 2018/19 and is funded by Cancer Strategy & Development, Department of Health & Human Services, with leadership provided by Peter Mac. The aims of the project are to:

  1. To develop the CanEAT pathway into a useable and interactive web format informed by people with cancer, carers and health professionals utilising co-design methodology

  2. To complete clinical utility testing of the CanEAT pathway in its web format

  3. To implement and evaluate the CanEAT pathway

You will work closely with the project manager, project administration and other key stakeholders, and be based at Peter Mac.

Successful applicants will have experience as a senior oncology dietitian (or as a grade 2 dietitian with significant clinical and project experience), had exposure/experience with large and relevant projects/quality improvement/research initiatives, and demonstrated knowledge of the Victorian Cancer Malnutrition Collaborative (VCMC) program of work to date. In addition, applicants will need to be highly efficient, able to meet deadlines, excellent communicators, and be flexible and adaptable in their approach. Please note that as part of the on-line application process, one selection criteria includes the need to make contact prior to lodging your application for a confidential discussion.   

Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Central City Location

  • Training and Development Program

Grade 3 Dietitian Project Officer

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Jenelle Loeliger - 03 8559 5161
Belinda Steer - 03 8559 5161

Grade 3 Dietitian Project Officer