ACT Update by Kasey Bateup


•Student Graduation Event – Picture Yourself Working

Date and Time: Wednesday 9 April 2014, 6.00 – 7:30pm

Venue: University of Canberra, Bld 1, Refectory upstairs, Glass rooms

Hosted by: DAA ACT Executive Branch

‘Picture Yourself Working’ is a networking event for new graduates, featuring a panel of dietitians working in different areas. Panelists will be answering questions about their chosen career path and providing personal tips to succeed as a dietitian!

Further information in attachment link


Canberra Hospital and Health Services, Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care, Rehabilitation Allied Health

Dietitian, Health Professional Level 2

$54,414 – $75,477, Canberra (PN: 30403)

Gazetted: 20 March 2014

Closing Date: 3 April 2014

Details: The Transitional Therapy and Care Program (TTCP) aims to optimise the functioning and independence of older people post discharge from hospital. The program is for a maximum of 12 weeks and is provided either in a 15 bed low level care facility or in the client’s home. We are seeking a Dietitian who has a passion for working in aged care to join the Transitional Therapy and Care Team. You would be expected to provide a quality patient centred service in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team and external service providers.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Degree in Science with qualifications in Nutrition and Dietetics, or equivalent.

Eligible for Accredited Practising Dietitian status with Dietitians Association of Australia. Current driver’s licence.

Note: This is a permanent part-time position at 22:03 hours per week. This position may be required to participate in an overtime, on call, and/or rotation roster. The successful applicant may be required to be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011. To complete your application you must prepare responses to the Selection Criteria as a document to be uploaded and included with your application.

Contact Officer: Jane Lawrence (02) 6205 3964  

University Updates:

The Health Hub at the University of Canberra is now open, with the student-led allied health clinics offering a range of services including physiotherapy, exercise physiology, psychology, midwifery and nutrition and dietetics.  Click here for more information

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