Dietitian Grade 1

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1322947
Closing Date: 18-Mar-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - DIETITIAN - Dietitian Grade 1 Feb 2018.pdf (PDF, 171KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Allied Health Professionals for a position of Dietitian working 64 hours per fortnight.

This exciting position offers a broad range of Dietetic experience, and includes rotation through clinical areas including Inpatient wards; Outpatient clinics; Community patient programs. There is an opportunity for participation in clinical team meetings and rounds, quality projects and nutrition service development.

Applicants should hold appropriate tertiary qualifications and be eligible for membership as an Accredited Practising Dietitian. The successful applicant will operate as an integral part of an enthusiastic team of nine Dietitians, and will be able to demonstrate good organisational and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to patient centred care. A current motor vehicle licence is required.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Susan Baudinette, (Manager Nutrition and Dietetics) on (03) 5563 1421 or email

The successful applicant must hold a current Working with Children (WWC) Check and will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 18 March 2018.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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