Dietitian (508220)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 9, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.


$ 64,072 to $ 98,027 per annum


Allied Health Professional Level 1-2


Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

Please note that part time hours may be considered.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.


Royal Hobart Hospital


As an effective member of multidisciplinary teams, the Dietitian:

Provides a professional clinical dietetic service to patients within the allocated clinical workload in accordance with organisational Policies, Best Practice Standards and the Dietitians Association of Australia Code of Conduct.

Contributes to the overall functioning of the Nutrition and Dietetic Service and other health teams, and engages positively in the ongoing development of existing and new services.

Essential Requirements

  • Approved Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent, from a University or other tertiary institution, majoring in appropriate subjects, and a graduate diploma or post graduate degree course in dietetics of one or two years; or an approved four year undergraduate degree majoring in nutrition and dietetics at a recognised Australian tertiary institution; or a pass in the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) examination in dietetics for overseas trained dietitians.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar vacancies.

Generic Dietitian HP1-2 (August 2021) HR.pdf
Generic Dietitian HP1-2 (August 2021) HR.docx
Applicant Guide.pdf
Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

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For further information contact

Lauren Farquhar
Senior Dietitian
Phone: (03) 6166 7386

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