Position Details
Reference Number 35263
Position Title Clinical Diabetes Dietitian
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Paediatric Dietitian – Grade 2, Diabetes


  • Part time (0.4 EFT) Fixed Term role
  • Parkville location
  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.


With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.


The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au


The Role:

The primary responsibility of this position is provision of specialist high quality nutritional care to paediatric patients living with diabetes in the inpatient and outpatient setting. It will also involve nutritional management of other paediatric patients requiring dietary modification or nutritional support and their families within RCH.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Eligibility for full Membership of the Dietitians Association of Australia
  • Eligibility for the Accredited Practising Dietitian Program
  • Minimum postgraduate degree Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics or equivalent
  • Experience in clinical paediatric dietetics (Minimum of 2 years), particularly paediatric diabetes management
  • Post-basic training in paediatric nutrition, or willingness to undertake the Certificate of Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetics during employment


If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally.

Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.


To learn more about our staff benefits please go to: https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/ The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.


We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


Are you ready to join our team?

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now”

Contact Person Heather Gilbertson
Contact Number 93455668
Closing Date 19/02/2020
Position Description Grade 2 Dietitian - Diabetes 0.4EFT Fixed Term PD Feb 20.pdf