First listed on: 04 May 2022

Dietitian Homeless Outreach

 Grade 2

  • Part-Time, ongoing position
  • 0.6 EFT
  • Access to Salary Packaging and great staff benefits

So why cohealth?

At cohealth, we're passionate about human rights and health equity. We strive to have a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community we're serving, as we know that makes us a stronger and better performing organisation. We value people of all experiences and identities, including all cultural backgrounds, faiths, gender identities, sexualities and abilities. Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging.

About the role

The Dietitian is responsible for quality community-based dietetics services to people currently experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness and people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Communities. This includes assessing and managing clients with a wide range of nutrition-related health conditions and providing health education, advocacy, and health promotion for the client group.

The Dietitian will work within a multidisciplinary team to provide holistic, client-centred and coordinated healthcare. Using a strength-based approach cohealth Dietitians will collaborate with clients, their carers and other service providers to develop meaningful care plans.

Additional information can be obtained from the attached position description.

Your daily duties will vary but may include:

  • Direct care services
  • Health education and promotion
  • Quality improvement
  • Administrative responsibilities
  • Team and policy development

What do you need?

  • Excellence in the delivery of community based and outreach dietetics services and demonstrated ability to work effectively across a multi-disciplinary service and with marginalised clients, including people who have a history of homelessness and multiple and complex needs.
  • Current registration with the Dietitians Association of Australia and APD status.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the principles of community health and chronic disease management.
  • Knowledge and skills in program planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Commitment to professional development and quality improvement.
  • Experience in supervision including the supervision of Dietitian students, grade 1 Dietitian and/or Allied Health Assistants.
  • Demonstrated commitment to community participation and ongoing engagement with consumers.
  • A current Drivers Licence.

Application process

You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume, and answer the questions provided on Talent Propeller.


To apply for this job go to: https://cohealthcareers.org.au/CurrentJobs & enter ref code: 5933510.

Applications close 18 May 2022.

 
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