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Dietitian - Grade 1

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69309
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Nutrition

Alfred Health

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.

  • Grade 1 Dietitian (AI1-AI7)
  • Full Time (80hrs per fortnight)
  • Fixed term position until August 2024
  • Alfred Health – Rotational position across The Alfred Hospital, Caulfield Hospital and Sandringham Hospital
  • Great Staff benefits

The Department

Alfred Health’s Dietetics and Nutrition Department provides an integrated nutrition and dietetic service at The Alfred, Sandringham and Caulfield Hospitals. The joint Nutrition Department is comprised of approximately 46EFT and 65 staff members. It is organised into 7 clinical streams and provides a 7-day service. Using evidence-based, patient-centred care it provides clinical expertise to Alfred Health’s patients during their healthcare journey, including the prevention and treatment of malnutrition and the optimisation of nutritional wellbeing and recovery through tailored, specialised nutrition therapy.

The Role

Alfred Health’s Dietetic and Nutrition Department is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Grade 1 Dietitian to join their busy clinical department. The Grade 1 Dietitian will be part of a team providing a full range of clinical nutrition services across The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham Hospitals campuses (clinical workload allocation will include rotations to all Alfred Health sites). The Grade 1 will work closely with Senior Dietitians to promote and develop nutrition services through teamwork, collaboration, innovation and communication. 

Skills and Qualifications Required

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Skills in the assessment and nutritional management of patients, encompassing provision of enteral and oral nutrition support.
  • Excellent communication skills, proficiency in nutrition education and basic computer skills.
  • Eligibility for membership of Dietitians Australia and the APD credentialing program.

Staff Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym (Alfred Hospital)
  • Child care services (Alfred Hospital)

To submit an application for the Grade 1 position, please provide the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Please note, a document addressing key selection criteria is not required

All enquiries to: Caroline Kratzing, Acting Manager, Dietetics & Nutrition, Alfred Health on 0419 770 055

Applications close at 11.00 pm on Wednesday 22nd of May 2024.


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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.