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Public Health Nutritionist / Dietitian x2

Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation

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The Public Health Nutritionist/Dietitian role is responsible for delivering dietetic and nutrition support to chronic disease, aged care and NDIS clients in the Miwatj region across East Arnhem Land. There are two x full time fixed-term positions available until 30 June 2025, based in Darwin or East Arnhem Land with regular travel required to MHAC health centres located across East Arnhem Land.

There are a range of benefits in the role, including:

  • One position is HP2 with a competitive base salary of $74,571 - $80,252 per annum pro rata + 11% Superannuation and the other position is HP3 with a competitive base salary of $100,326 - $105,858 per annum pro rata + 11% Superannuation.
  • 5 weeks annual leave pro rata.
  • Study Assistance.
  • Ability to salary package up to $15,900 per annum plus a further $2,650 per annum on Meals and Entertainment.
  • Plus more!

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About Miwatj

Miwatj Health is an independent Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Service. Established in 1992, we’re committed to securing quality health care services across the East Arnhem and enabling powered community health and wellbeing. Miwatj provides culturally appropriate, comprehensive primary health care to over 6,000 remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents across 3 East Arnhem wards. With a Head Office in Nhulunbuy, Miwatj also manages a Corporate Office in Darwin, 7 fixed clinics across the East Arnhem region, and dedicated outreach teams who travel to 3 additional locations.

Essential Requirements

The Public Health Nutritionist/Dietitian will be responsible for providing best practice clinical and culturally responsive dietetic services, deliver public health nutrition activities and assist with projects in line with the Miwatj Food Security and Nutrition Strategy 2020-2024, and provide expert advice and contribute to the professional development for Miwatj’s employees. Candidates must have a tertiary qualification in nutrition and dietetics and current Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) status with Dietitians Australia (DA). They will also have an understanding of and commitment to Aboriginal Community Control, self-determination, and the issues faced by people living in remote settings.

Vaccination & Immunity Screening

Miwatj Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all workers and users of its healthcare centres. In accordance with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Guidelines, National Safety and Quality Health Care Service Standards, and other local policies, guidelines and procedures, we mandate that all staff abide by our Staff Vaccination and Immunity Screening Policy (to be supplied to all successful candidates).

Please address your application in accordance with the attached Job Description and Essential Selection Criteria. For more information, please contact the Nutrition Team Lead at [email protected] using the subject line: Public Health Nutritionist / Dietitian x2 enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description attached.

Please note housing is not provided with this position.

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