Clinical Dietitians

Website Southern District Health Board

Southland Hospital

  • FTE permanent
  • FTE fixed-term to April 2018
  • 0.4FTE fixed-term to September 2018

New Opportunities!

We have several great opportunities available for New Zealand Registered Dietitians to join our team based in and from Southland Hospital in Invercargill.

Our permanent 1.0 FTE position has a focus on inpatient and diabetes dietetic services, and covering other clinical areas as required, with responsibility for providing nutrition support and education.

Our two fixed-term 0.4 FTE positions cover diabetes across the Life cycle, Adult Outpatients, Inpatients and Bariatric services.

To be effective and to continue the momentum that we currently enjoy, you’ll have well developed interpersonal skills, and be passionate about your work and the significant gains that can be made. In return you’ll be well supported in our team, with peer review, clinical supervision and professional development opportunities.

New Zealand Registration as a Dietitian, with a current Annual Practicing Certificate is essential, as is a drivers licence, for each of these roles.

Recent clinical practice experience, including dietitian prescribers endorsement is preferred, however dependant on the applications we receive and the potential skill mix outcome, we encourage both experienced clinicians and new graduates to apply for these roles.

Please advise us in your cover letter if you wish to be considered for more than one of the roles available.

Closing date: Sunday, 20 August 2017.

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Older Persons Health, Clinical Support and Community Directorate, phone +64 3 214 5770 or email:

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