Position Details
Reference Number 21554
Position Title Dietitian Assistant
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Entity Public Hospital
Location Calvary Mater Newcastle
Award Classification NSW Pub - HSU - Allied Health Assistant Level 2 1st Year
NSW Pub - HSU - Allied Health Assistant Level 3 3rd Year
Salary $26.50 to $29.47 Per Hour
Hours 13
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Calvary Mater Newcastle
Dietitian Assistant
#21554
    
Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers
Permanent Part time position - 13 hours per week
Excellent salary packaging options available

About the role
The Dietitian Assistant will work under the supervision of a dietitian to perform clinical and non-clinical duties. The Dietitian Assistant is responsible for supporting the nutrition care team in the provision of a safe, effective, and efficient nutrition care service to inpatients. The assistant will work closely with Dietitians and Food Services to meet the needs of patients on therapeutic diets.

What you bring  
- Has completed  Certificate III in Nutrition & Dietary Practices or equivalent qualification OR has a Certificate III or IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition & Dietetics) OR has a nutrition undergraduate qualification
- Previous experience as a Dietitian Assistant or Hospital health care worker
- Ability to work a rotating roster including weekends and public holidays

Benefits
This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

About Calvary
Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.
Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

How to join the team
To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.
Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
As part of Calvary's application process and pre-employment checks, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, as well as a National Criminal Record Check (on-going National Criminal Record Check renewals are conducted for Calvary employees) to ensure your suitability for the role.
Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Selection Criteria Essential: • Has completed Certificate III in Nutrition & Dietary Practices or equivalent qualification OR has a Certificate III or IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition & Dietetics) OR has a nutrition undergraduate qualification
Essential: • Previous experience as a Dietitian Assistant or Hospital health care worker
Essential: • Ability to work a rotating roster including weekends and public holidays
Essential: • Demonstrates knowledge to assist in the provision of nutrition support, and be committed to learning and safe delivery of nutrition care
Essential: • Demonstrates excellent communication, interpersonal and organisation skills
Essential: • Ability to work effectively with others involved in nutrition care
Essential: • Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of Calvary and the ability to uphold these at all times
Contact Person Andrew Court
Contact Number 40144771
Contact Email Andrew.Court@calvarymater.org.au
Closing Date 03/05/2019
Position Description & Supporting Documents
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