Dietitian Level 3 Maternity Leave Backfill Full Time Temporary 12 Months Locum


Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.


This level 3 full time temporary (up to 12 months) maternity leave dietetic position works as a member of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick, providing a comprehensive service for patients with inborn errors of metabolism and other complex medical conditions.

This senior position requires working as part of the Sydney Children's Hospital Network Genetic and Metabolic Disorders Service. The additional clinical workload of this position will be determined by the Nutrition and Dietetics Manager and will be based on the needs and priorities of the Department. As a senior member of the Department, it is expected that the successful applicant provides evidenced-based and professional advice to patients and their families as well as acting as an advanced tertiary resource, providing expertise to staff within and outside the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network.

The Nutrition and Dietetic Department aims to work in partnership to advocate for optimised nutrition for children through evidence based clinical care, education, research and leadership. We specialise in addressing the unique nutritional needs of children from neonates to adolescents, across a range of clinical domains. Our primary aim is to optimise the growth and nutritional status of all children with complex and chronic conditions.

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website

https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool,

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Applications Close:16/02/2020