Dietitian - Wellness and Reablement Team

This is a great opportunity to join the new Wellness and Reablement team at MDHS. This is a new team that has been formed to support our residents and MDHS Residential Aged Care Services. The Dietitian is an integral member of this team and reports the Director of Clinical and Quality Services. The position is part of a multi-disciplinary Allied Health Team, delivering services across the three MDHS campuses and surrounding catchment.
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Department: Maryborough District Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Central Goldfields
Reference: VG/21160
Closing Date: 05-Dec-2021
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Dietitian Grade 3 RAC Position Description.pdf (PDF, 410KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Wendy Giddings
5461 0371 or wgiddings@mdhs.vic.gov.au

Position Details

MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Dietitian – Wellness and Reablement Team

Permanent Part Time – 48 hours per fortnight

Classification: Dietician Grade 3 - dependent on experience

 Award: Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers)  Enterprise Agreement 2020 – 2021

The Wellness and Reablement team is a new team that has been formed to support our residents and MDHS Residential Aged Care Services. The Dietitian is an integral member of this team, focusing on the wellbeing and reablement of our residents. The position is part of a multi-disciplinary Allied Health Team, delivering services across the three MDHS campuses and surrounding catchment.

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • To have an innovative and creative approach
  • Basic Life Support Certificate

What's in it for you?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a Permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.
  • Fantastic Earning Potential – Generous Base Salary under the Allied Health Professionals EBA with Salary Packaging available.
  • Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness) and encourages and supports employees to engage in professional development with access to the Centred of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Qualifications / Experience

  1. Bachelor of Science and Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics/Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics or equivalent, and preferably hold an Accredited Practicing Dietetic credential.
  2. Demonstrated post graduate experience in the management and treatment of aged care residents.
  3. Current Driver's Licence

Specialist Expertise

  1. High level of interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  2. Capacity to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  3. Advanced computer skills with ability to work with different programs and spreadsheets
  4. Ability to work with a range of consumers and key stakeholders including aged care residents, families and key stakeholders (internal and external)
  5. Demonstrated experience in leadership to assist teams to achieve their optimal efficiency and effectiveness
  6. Skills and experience in project management and change management
  7. Skills and experience in systems planning and policy skills

Personal Qualities

  1. Be innovative, creative and adaptable to change
  2. Ability to pay close attention to and focus on minor details

For further information, please contact Wendy Giddings via wgiddings@mdhs.vic.gov.au or on 5461 0371

Applications for this position close on Sunday 5th December 2021

Applications are to include:

-          Covering Letter

-          Resume

-          Written response to the Key Selection Criteria, available in the Position Description on the position advertisement.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and a Working with Children CheckWorking with Children Check.


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