Position Details
Reference Number 20799
Position Title Dietitian Assistant
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Entity Public Hospital
Location Calvary Health Care Kogarah
Award Classification NSW Pub - HSU - Technical Assistant G1 Yr 1
NSW Pub - HSU - Technical Assistant G1 Yr 3
Salary $51,312.41 to $53,524.78 Per Annum Pro-rata
Hours 24
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Calvary Health Care Kogarah


Dietitian Assistant

  • Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers
  • Permanent/Part time position
  • Excellent salary packaging options available

About the role

The Dietitian Assistant is responsible for the preparation, distribution, collation and processing of patient menus. The Dietitian Assistant will also oversee the plating of patient meals and is required to ensure HACCP guidelines are adhered to. 



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 the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, 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: • Certificate IV in Allied Heath Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics); or Certificate III in Nutrition & Dietetic Assistance (or equivalent experience)
Essential: • Understanding of basic clinical nutrition practices, specialised nutrition products and food safety/HACCP
Essential: • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills, organisational skills and ability to adhere to strict schedules
Essential: • Previous experience as a Diet Aide/Dietitian Assistant
Essential: • Ability to work as a team member as well as independently
Essential: • Ability to work 6 hours per day with flexibility to cover a 7-day roster
Essential: • Basic computer literacy and ability to learn new software
Essential: • Ability to work within the Mission and Values of Calvary Health Care Kogarah
Contact Person Jodie Ellis
Contact Number (02) 9553 3502
Contact Email jodie.ellis@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 11/01/2019
Position Description & Supporting Documents
Dietitian Assistant PPT Nov 2018.pdf Open