SA Health

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Regional
  • $101,124 – $108,467 per annum – Temporary Full Time (up to 11 February 2024) – AHP3

The Clinical Senior Dietitian is an experienced and highly competent clinician who delivers quality services and / or provides clinical / professional leadership to allied health professionals working in Eyre & Far North Region of South Australia. Responsible for contributing to improvements in the quality, safety and community needs-driven distribution of services within the Rural Region, the Clinical Senior works with allied health staff, managers and other stakeholders on model of care and workforce development initiatives.

The Clinical Senior Dietitian also plays a leadership role in the Dietetic Network, collaborating with other Clinical Seniors to actively promote and contribute to research and evaluation to inform improvements in clinical practice, and holds a portfolio on behalf of Eyre & Far North LHN. As part of this portfolio responsibility, the Clinical Senior Dietitian is required to develop, nurture and promote increased expertise and service improvements in the portfolio area, to represent EFNLHN on relevant committees, and may be required to contribute to or manage relevant projects.

The Clinical Senior Dietitian is line managed by the Clinical Operations Manager Allied Health, receives clinical support and supervision from the Advanced Clinical Lead Dietetics, and maintains cooperative working relationships with other Allied Health Professional Clinical Seniors, local team members and key stakeholders in the Region and State.

The applicants must hold a recognised qualification within the relevant allied health profession and be eligible for full membership of the relevant Professional Association. For those disciplines requiring Registration, all requirements to maintain current registration must be fulfilled. For self-regulated professions it is desirable to participate in the professional associations’ accredited continuous professional development program.

In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.  COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Being part of Eyre and Far North Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

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