The Mater Department of Dietetics and Foodservices has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated Senior Dietitian to join their dynamic team on a maximum term, full-time basis until the 5th of January 2025.

About the role

The Mater Department of Dietetics and Foodservices has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated Senior Dietitian to join their dynamic team on a maximum term, full-time basis until the 5th of January 2025.

Dietitians at Mater Health provide comprehensive, high quality, evidence based Nutrition and Dietetics services to both adult and paediatric patients within Mater public and private hospitals. This position will be based at the South Brisbane campus.

Salary range: $53.85 – $57.92 (Health Practitioner Level 4) plus superannuation and access to not-for-profit salary packaging up to $15,900  + access to many staff benefits!


What you’ll be doing

The Senior Dietitian is responsible for the service delivery across one or more clinical areas to ensure evidence based clinical standards are maintained, deliver on quality improvement and service development initiatives and contribute to the professional development of less experienced staff.

The successful applicant will also be responsible for:

  • Managing an allocated clinical workload to deliver a high level Nutrition and Dietetic services across Mater Health
  • Initiating, implementing and evaluating relevant quality improvement activities and clinical research projects based on best practice and valid evidence
  • Delivery of high level clinical dietetic services
  • Practice supervision, leadership and performance development to less experienced Nutrition & Dietetics clinical and operational staff and students


About you
The successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • High level of knowledge, expertise and skill in one or more areas of Nutrition and Dietetics, and ability to provide clinical services of a complex nature
  • Ability to provide clinical education, supervision and contribute to performance development assessment of less experienced dietitians, students and support staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication sills (both written and verbal) and the ability to liaise with a  variety of different stakeholders both internally and externally
  • A strong work ethic, positive attitude and willingness to role model and promote the Mater values

The successful applicant must also have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Nutrition and Dietetics and current Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) status (or Provisional APD status as appropriate).


Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increase your take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via salary packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation/Other
  • Unlimited access to a multitude of discounted fitness facilities through Fitness Passport
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

Applications close on 14th July 2024. Please note, we may contact applications prior to the closing date, please do not hesitate to APPLY NOW!

Mater is committed to the wellbeing of their staff, and it is underpinned by our flexible and remote working policies.

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered

Applicants should provide a CV and concise cover letter (no more than 2 pages) summarising how they meet the key skills, experience and attributes outlined in the Role Description. For any questions about the role please contact Shannon Morley, 3163 6000.

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