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Senior Dietitian Auckland

New Zealand Government

New Zealand Government Auckland New Zealand

1 week ago

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

We are part of , the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.

We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

... Specialist Regional focus
- Innovative service
- On-going staff education and support The Senior dietician role is a key position within the service.

- The role is primarily clinical and includes a leadership/management component for junior dieticians.
- The Senior dietician will hold a designated portfolio responsibility and lead clinical education and quality improvement initiatives for the dietician group across the service.
- You will provide comprehensive assessment and outcome focussed innovative care, applying evidence based practice, interventions and education within the eating disore. Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced practitioner with proven clinical competence within eating disorders and to work across our specialist eating disorders continuum to provide client/family/whanau centred care within an interdisciplinary team setting.

Tupu Ora is a regional specialist service providing assessment and treatment for, children, adolescents and adults with eating disorders. Tupu Ora also provides consultation to and liaison with community services and hospitals in the Metro Auckland region as well as specialist support to Northland, and residential services for the supra region.

Tupu Ora has a continuum of services including outpatient and residential options as a dietician you would work across the continuum . As a member of the Tupu Ora team you will work collaboratively within the multi-disciplinary team to provide assessment and specialist treatment to our clients of all ages presenting with moderate to severe eating disorders. You will also work collaboratively with other mental health teams providing specialist dietetic treatment for service users in other mental health treatment presenting with eating disorders.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
You will bring excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a strong commitment to a multi-disciplinary team approach with experience in clinical dietetics. You will be an experienced practitioner with proven clinical competence within eating disorders and have a good understanding of evidenced based treatments for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa and how dietetic treatment can enhance treatment and support recovery.

We welcome applications from New Zealand registered dieticians with a minimum of 4 years post graduate experience including a minimum of 2 year within eating disorders. You will be able to work independently, hold a current Annual Practising Certificate and full Drivers' License.

There are full or part time – minimum hours 0.6fte.


He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.

For more information on what we offer, .

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Apply now at quoting job title and reference number ADHB15735
Please attach a Cover Letter and your latest CV.

If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Olive Vallabh, Recruitment Consultant at [email protected] or Ph 021 564 813 to discuss how we can best support your application.

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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details Employer: Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland
Location: Auckland
Position type: Permanent Full time
Category: Health
Date listed: 06-Oct-2022
Closing date: 20-Oct-2022
Reference: ADHB15735
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