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Dietitian - Grade 2

LocationCaulfield Hospital
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69379
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 2 Dietitian (classification AJ1-AJ4)
  • Fixed-term till May 2025
  • Full-time (80hr fortnight) 
  • Based at Caulfield Hospital


The Department

Alfred Health’s Dietetics and Nutrition Department provides an integrated nutrition and dietetic service at The Alfred, Sandringham and Caulfield Hospitals. This position is based at Caulfield Hospital. The joint Dietetics and 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 Dietetics and Nutrition Department is seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled Grade 2 Dietitian to join a busy clinical department located at Caulfield Hospital. The Grade 2 Dietitian is responsible for the ongoing provision and development of nutrition and dietetic services to a range of clinical areas, including Rehabilitation units. The Grade 2 Dietitian works collaborately with members of the Dietetics and Nutrition Department and the multidisciplinary team, including medical, nursing, other Allied Health and food service staff, to advance patient centred-care and optimise nutritional wellbeing and recovery. Student education, supervision of Grade 1 Dietitians and Nutrition Assistants and active participation in quality and/or research activities are integral to this role.


The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Experience 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.

  • Experience in student supervision.

  • Understanding of quality improvement and service development.

  • Eligibility for membership of Dietitians' Australia and APD credentialing.

  • Minimum of three years clinical experience.


  • Salary Packaging

  • Discount Health Insurance

  • Car Parking (subject to availability)


All enquiries to: Caroline Kratzing, Acting Manager, Dietetic and Nutrition Services, Alfred Health, Phone 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. 


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