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LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Published At:8 days ago
Job no: 68794
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.



  • Fixed Term - ending June 2025
  • Full Time - at 80 hrs per f/n (0.6 EFT HARP & 0.4 EFT Community Health)
  • Classification - Grade 2 (AJ1-4)
  • Caulfield Location
  • Staff Benefits


The Dietitian role is full-time working across two Services at Alfred Health: Hospital Admission Risk Program (48 hours per fortnight), and the Caulfield Community Health Service (32 hours per fortnight). 


Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP)

HARP Complex Care is a service within the range of Health Independence Programs (HIP), and in Alfred Health it sits within the Home Acute and Community Stream.  The HARP dietitian works within a multidisciplinary team to deliver holistic healthcare to people at risk of potentially preventable hospital attendance. This valuable role contributes to the wellbeing of patients by delivering individualised nutritional advice, intervention, referral, or ongoing monitoring of individuals as required.  Caring for a diverse patient cohort, the HARP dietitian supports people experiencing comorbidities by addressing the nutritional impacts that chronic conditions can impose. The HARP dietitian works across the HARP service, including the HARP complex care teams, and when required in the mobile assessment and treatment service (MATS), providing a valuable and much-needed resource.

Caulfield Community Health Service (CCHS)

The Caulfield Community Health Service (CCHS) provides a range of clinical and health promotion services for people of all ages who live, work or study within the local community. These multi-disciplinary services are provided at home, in the centre or community, or via telehealth. CCHS operates from the Caulfield Hospital site.  The Dietitian role sits in one of the adult health multidisciplinary teams and will be responsible for providing client centred nutrition assessment and intervention to clients from a wide range of diagnostic groups.


The HARP and CCHS service are seeking an experienced dietitian with a passion for community-based clinical practice who will:

  • Provide comprehensive holistic assessments, and time limited intervention to clients from a range of diagnostic groups
  • Develop and implement collaborative, multidisciplinary, patient-centred care plans
  • Work with multi-disciplinary team members to facilitate co-ordinated client care
  • Be self-motivated and able to work well, both independently and collaboratively with clients, their significant others, and internal and external stakeholders
  • Have a strong interest in caring for people who experience significant challenges in both chronic disease, vulnerability, and psychosocial complexities


  • Tertiary qualifications in Nutrition and Dietetics or equivalent
  • Eligibility for DAA membership · Eligibility to be a Certified Accredited Practising Dietitian
  • Demonstrated dietetic clinical experience relevant to the community health sector
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly with internal and external services
  • Current Victorian driver’s licence


  • Salary packaging and novated leasing
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Opportunities for professional development


If you would like any further details, please contact Liz Rochford (HARP) on 0419 770 002 or Kerryn Woolley on 9076 4044

Applications close at 11 pm Sunday, 28th April 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. 


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