Candidate registration
Forgot password
Forgot password
Sign in
Candidate registration
Sign in
Candidate registration
Sign in
Candidate registration
Create your free candidate account
Subscribe for Job Alerts
Follow Us:

Public Health Nutritionist/Dietitian

Vacancy has expired

Show me jobs like this one

Job Ref:  027978
Employer:  Department of Health (NT)
Job Type:  Full Time
Darwin NT, Australia (Show on map)
Salary and Benefits:  $92,625 - $110,802 (including salary $80,049 - $95,996)



Department of Health

Work Unit

Primary Health Care Top End Health

Job Title

Public Health Nutritionist/Dietitian


Professional 2

Job Type

Full Time


Fixed for 12 months


$80,049 - $95,996



Position Number







Anthony Castro on 08 8922 6169 or 0484 328 250 or

Agency Information

Information for Applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached detailed

resume/cv.  For further information for applicants and example applications: click here

Information about Selected Applicant’s Merit

If you accept this position, a detailed summary of your merit (including work history, experience, qualifications, skills, information from referees, etc.) will be provided to other applicants, to ensure transparency and better understanding of the reasons for the decision. For further information: click here

Special Measures

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce which is representative of the community we serve. Therefore under an approved Special Measures recruitment plan, ATSI applicants will be given priority consideration and preference in selection for this vacancy if they meet all essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level. For further information: click here

Apply Online Link


Primary Objective

Responsible for the provision of high level public health nutrition and dietetic services to people in remote Aboriginal communities and contribute to the planning, development and implementation of programs/services with an emphasis on continuous quality improvement.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1.     Develop networks and work in partnership with stakeholders to identify, plan, implement and evaluate activities that aim to improve nutritional status and increase participation in physical activity in remote communities.

2.     Act as the primary source of specific nutrition knowledge within the local team and with other service providers and contribute to the professional development of others in the area of nutrition and physical activity.

3.     Provide support to less experienced staff involved in implementing nutrition and physical activity programs and supervise nurtition/dietitician students on placement.

4.     A component of the role is the provision of routine clinical dietetic services to clients and consultative support in the delivery of clinical services.

5.     Follow defined service quality standards, work health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.


Selection Criteria:


1.      Degree in human nutrition and dietetics and eligibility for Accredited Practicing Dietitian Status of the Dietitians Association of Australia.

2.      Understanding of the social determinants of health and the impact on Aboriginal health in remote communities.

3.      Previous experience working as a practicing dietitian and sound knowledge and experience in planning, implementing and evaluating public health programs using the principles of community development.

4.      Proven ability to work in a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment and the ability to negotiate and undertake conflict resolution.

5.      Proven ability to work independantly under limited direction, prioritise workload and manage time effectively to meet deadlines, complete tasks and provide reports.

6.      High level written and oral communication skills and proven ability to communicate with people effectively in a variety of settings.

7.      An NT manual drivers licence, willingness and ability to travel on a weekly basis to Top End West Communities by either 4x4 or light aircraft and stay for up to a week as required.


Further Information:

Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities or vehicle nor whilst working off-site. The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current working with children clearance notice and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is relevant to the position.

Local Government Councils

Home    About us    Job search    Employer area    Contact us    Terms & conditions    Privacy policy   

Popular locations: ACT | NSW | NT | QLD | SA | TAS | VIC | WA | New Zealand | Brisbane | Melbourne | Sydney | Adelaide | Perth

Popular categories: Health/Fitness/Aquatics/Lifeguards | Corporate development | Engineering | Accounting & Finance | IT and Computing | Administration & Customer Service | Management / Senior Management | Parks/Horticulture/Gardening | Environmental | Human Resource/Health & Safety | Communications/Marketing/Media/Events | Planning Development/Town | Project Management | Construction & Maintenance | General Positions | Water & Waste | Governance/Legal

©2013 All right reserved
Powered by JobMount Job Board Software