Alfred Health is a leader in health care 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.
Are you a highly motivated Senior Dietitian who is passionate and experienced working in mental health? An exciting 12 month, fulltime position is available to be part of an innovative service in developing and delivering a variety of nutrition services within the adult Community Mental Health Services in Alfred Health!
- Fixed term – 12 month maternity leave cover until March 2022
- Full-time – 80 hours per fortnight including an ADO
- Classification code – AK1-AK4
- Alfred location
- Staff benefits
This position is based at St Kilda Road Clinic and sits within the Adult Community Mental Health Service. This is a multidisciplinary Team including Consultant Psychiatrists, Registrars, Psychiatric Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Peer Workers and Clinical Psychologists
Working as the sole dietitian within the innovative physical health team, you will lead individual and group dietetic interventions to mental health consumers. This diverse role will also allow you to collaborate with other members of the Alfred Mental and Addiction Health program to be involved in a wide range of other initiatives, including health promotion activities, advancing the service’s priority focus in addressing the physical health needs of mental health consumers, and supporting the professional development of junior dietetic staff and student dietitians. You will be vital to contributing to the growing area of nutritional psychiatry, both within AMAH and Alfred Heath, through also working closely with the Alfred Nutrition Department.
This role will allow your passion and expertise to unite to create a defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the physical health of people living with mental illness and continue to deliver excellence in mental health care.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Possesses qualifications providing eligibility for full membership of the Dietitians’ Association of Australia (DAA)
- Holds current Accredited Practicing Dietitian standing
- 7 years clinical experience, with specialist experience of at least 3 years desirable
- Higher qualification in or proceeding towards in Nutrition, Management, Public Health & Research.
- Current driver’s Licence
- Salary packaging
- Novated leasing
- Onsite gym
- Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Elisa Rossimel on 9076 9888
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.