Community Dietitian – Mid/Far North (0.6 FTE)

Website Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau

Are you seeking a role with real impact and meaning? Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a busy clinical environment as part of a supportive team and see the outcome of your work in your community? At Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau, we’re driving health equity for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our passionate whānau.

Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

About the role:

Right now, we are looking for an exceptional New Zealand Registered Dietitian to join our Nutrition and Dietetic team. This is a permanent, full time position based in the mid or far North working 24 hours per week.

In this role you will deliver dietetic care to community based patients in Te Whatu Ora – Health NZ Te Tai Tokerau. We provide patient/ whanau centred care which is safe, effective and outcome focused. This role works within a multi-disciplinary framework, where the majority of your working time is patient related. There will also be opportunities for service development work and professional development.

Key requirements:

  • Current registration with the Dietitians Board of New Zealand with Prescriber’s Endorsement
  • Excellent communication skills
  • NZ Driver’s license
  • Ability to work within a multi disciplinary team
  • Proven time management and delegation skills

Community dietetic experience is desirable but not essential.


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Interesting and wide variety of work involved
  • Be part of a dynamic and supportive team of 22 Dietitians working across Te Tai Tokerau
  • Being able to live and work near Northland’s stunning beaches

A career with Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First – People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect – We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring – We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication – We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence – Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

If you would like to learn more about this role please contact Franica Yovich, Team Lead, Nutrition and Dietetics 021 229 6064 or Hannah McCarrison, Professional Lead – Dietetics 021 575 489.


Vacancy No: AH22-456

Closes: 10 February 2023

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