Dietitian – Tupu Ora

Website Te Whatu Ora - Te Toka Tumai Auckland

  • Tupu Ora is a regional specialist service providing assessment and treatment for, children, adolescents and adults with eating disorders.
  • Innovative service
  • On-going staff education and support
  • Full-time (40 hours), permanent role, working Monday to Friday.  Based in our Greenlane Clinical Centre.
  • Salary is based on years of experience, but ranges from $67,758 to $85,204 per annum.

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

Tupu Ora is a regional specialist service providing assessment and treatment for, children, adolescents and adults with eating disorders. Tupu Ora also provides consultation to and liaison with community services and hospitals in the Metro Auckland region as well as specialist support to Northland.

Tupu Ora has a continuum of services including outpatient, intensive day programme and residential options. This position is primarily with community/outpatient team.

As a member of the Tupu Ora team you will work collaboratively within the multi-disciplinary team to provide assessment and specialist treatment to our clients of all ages presenting with moderate to severe eating disorders.

You will also work collaboratively with other mental health teams providing specialist dietetic treatment for service users in other mental health treatment presenting with eating disorders. There may be opportunity to work across the continuum of services.

For further details, please refer to the position description here.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

We welcome applications from New Zealand registered dietitian with at least 2 years post graduate experience, who are able to; work independently, hold a current Annual Practising Certificate and full Drivers’ License.

You will bring excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a strong commitment to a multi-disciplinary team approach, with experience in clinical dietetics.

Ideally, you will have previously worked within Mental Health Sector and have a good understanding of evidenced based treatments for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa and how dietetic treatment can enhance treatment and support recovery.

For more information about this role please contact Karen Radich, via

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.

We are also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa)

We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.  For more information on what we offer, please click here.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.

If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Suzanne Morgan – Recruitment Consultant at or 021 461 532 to discuss how we can best support your application.

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