If you enjoy a varied work load and thrive on meeting new people, an exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and enthusiastic Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) like yourself, to become part of a multidisciplinary company with an existing patient load. New Graduates are welcome to apply however experience will be of value.

Position: 1 x Full-time Dietitian (APD)

Location: Ipswich/Scenic Rim/Somerset and Lockyer Valley

Qualifications Required: Accredited through the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA)

Closing date for applications: 7th December 2022 @ 9am however role will be filled with first suitable applicant.

We have an amazing opportunity for a dynamic Accredited Dietitian to join our friendly and supportive team.

 

About Us
Healthy Lifestyles Australia (HLA) has provided dietetic/nutrition, sports dietitian, exercise physiology and diabetes education services in Queensland for the past 13 years, currently servicing more than 130 rural and metropolitan medical centres and facilities including our head office facilities. We specialize in chronic disease management and prevention, however can assist in a wide variety of cases (e.g. bariatric nutrition, disability nutrition, sports performance, aged care consultation, insurance work, public speaking, group education classes, etc). Our mission is to promote healthy lifestyles in the Australian population and to prevent and manage chronic disease through physical activity and nutrition.

 

Why Join Us:

  • Friendly team– enjoy working with a close-knit and supportive team
  • Career development– pathways into senior positions for the right candidate, as well as monthly business & professional development meetings.
  • Great culture- we value our staff and host yearly team getaways for networking and learning.
  • Existing caseload– you will be kept busy with our existing patient list.
  • Company allowances– laptop, printer, ink and an internet dongle are provided as a part of your role.
  • PD Allowance – Generous amount included for those that qualify.

 

About The Role
An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and enthusiastic Accredited Dietitian (DAA) to become a part of a proactive company and work collaboratively with our other Dietitians, Exercise Physiologist, and Diabetes Educator along with other allied health and medical staff.

You will be working across medical centers, and allied health facilities within the Ipswich/Scenic Rim/Somerset and Lockyer Valley areas. The successful applicant will be working on a full-time basis (5 days per week, with Saturday work included), stepping into an existing patient load and will be servicing medical centres and allied health facilities which have an established referral base.

New graduates are welcome to apply however experience will be of value.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide evidence-based nutrition advice and treatment in the areas of chronic disease prevention and management
  • Measure and assess the patients’ diet history along with interpreting biochemistry and anthropometric data.
  • Public speaking- to present informative talks about a range of health topics on nutrition/health where required.
  • Travel to the required service delivery location and provide exemplary service to your clients. Drivers License and own car is required.

 

Skills and Experience

  • Accredited (Provisional or Full) Dietitian through the Dietitians Association of Australia (ESSENTIAL)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain rapport.
  • Possess and apply knowledge of evidence based treatment, management and research about a wide range of health issues and diseases including diabetes, obesity, malnutrition, cardiovascular disease, applicable in the field of dietetics.

 

To apply, please address your cover letter and resume to Tegan Douglas and send to [email protected].

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