Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Nutrition
Alfred Health is a leader in healthcare delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.
Nutrition Assistant Position
Part-time, Monday-Friday, 32 hrs per week
Fixed Term-12 months
Nutrition Services are provided at The Alfred, Sandringham and Caulfield Hospital’s. This position is based at our subacute site Caulfield Hospital. The joint Nutrition department is comprised of 38 EFT and approximately 48 people. The department is organised into seven clinical clusters. The Nutrition Department has had a long and valued relationship within the Alfred, with the first dietitian being employed in 1930. The department has a proud history of clinical and academic excellence. The Nutrition department has a strong relationship with Monash and Latrobe University Nutrition Departments and is integral to clinical teaching and training of undergraduate dietitians.
The Nutrition Department is seeking an Allied Health Assistant to join a busy clinical department. The Alfred Nutrition Department offers nutrition services across The Alfred, Caulfield Hospital and Sandringham Hospital campuses, providing a full range of clinical services. This position is based at Caulfield Hospital supporting the dietitians working with aged care medical and general rehabilitation inpatient servcies. Please review the position description to see the full duties and responsibilities in this role.
Knowledge of nutrition and therapeutic dietetics and its application
Effective computer skills and proficient use of MS Office applications as well as maintenance of electronic databases in a hospital environment.
Demonstrated initiative and flexibility in approach to service delivery
Demonstrated commitment to self-development with continuing education and quality improvement
Tertiary qualification is essential, ideally in related field (e.g. Science, Health Science, Nutrition, Food Science)
Discount health insurance
Please submit your application including CV (2-3 pages maximum) and cover letter (1 page maximum) briefly addressing your interest in nutrition.
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.