Clinical Dietitian, Invercargill

Last update 2024-04-22
Expires 2024-05-22
ID #2009682210
100,466 NZ$
Clinical Dietitian, Invercargill
New Zealand, Southland, Invercargill,
Modified January 29, 2024


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Salary Band –$82,045 to $100,466 p.a. pro rata + Kiwisaver
Permanent, part-time (0.8 FTE, 32 hours per week) opportunity
Mō te tūranga | About the role
Patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings are at high risk of malnutrition. Ill patients are likely to require enteral, parenteral, or oral nutrition support (or a combination of these) to meet their nutritional needs. The dietitian is best placed to provide nutritional advice to the multi-professional team on the optimal way to manage the nutritional

needs of ill patients.
C linical experience and up-to-date knowledge across inpatient and outpatient settings.
A working knowledge of dietetic intervention techniques, including patient centred goal planning, malnutrition diagnosis and interventions, and acute caseload management.
Registered dietitian with the New Zealand Dietitians Board with a current annual practicing certificate.
Hold an endorsed prescriber scope of practice.

vidence/Best practice focused in service delivery.
Be computer literate with a broad based understanding of computer skills, including use of basic Microsoft programmes, and Proficient in use of health related programmes.
Affordable housing and beautiful scenery
Continuous support for career development
Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation and a range of retail discounts
Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities

. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern region offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.

Now to the city itself, Invercargill offers the opportunity to have the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. Boasting excellent education and restaurants, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want. Our team enjoy the short commute to work, leaving ample time for what matters to you most. Add to this the close proximity to some of New Zealand’s most famous scenery and holiday destinations (think Queenstown, Wanaka and Milford Sounds to name but a few!) you can go from seaside to ski-slopes in a matter of hours. Sounds too good to be true? Rest assured, you can have it all here. Why not come see for yourself! Check out

for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
Utu whānui |Salary range
This role belongs to the DHBs PSA Allied Public Health + Technical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and the salary will be in accordance with the Allied, Scientific and Technical Pay Equity Settlement Agreement, New Clinical/Degree qualified core salary scale between Step 3 ($82,045 p.a. pro rata) and Step 7 ($100,466 p.a. pro rata).
Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
For further information please contact James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor on
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:
Occupational Health Assessment
Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
Covid-19 Vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to Covid-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Clinical dietitian

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