Position Details
Reference Number 15879
Position Title Nutrition Assistant - Casual
Employment Status Casual
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement AH - Allied Health Enterprise Agreement - Allied Health - Level 1
Position Summary

The Wesley Hospital is one of Queensland’s largest private, tertiary hospitals and proudly services over 80,000 patients from Australia and overseas annually. The Wesley Hospital is renowned for its range of clinical services, from cancer care to surgical specialities. The hospital’s comprehensive range of clinical services spans more than 40 areas of speciality.


Your Role:

We are currently seeking several Casual Nutrition Assistants to join the Allied Health team at the Wesley.


Nutrition Assistants are rostered across 7 days.


As a Nutrition Assistant, you will ensure the professional and effective delivery of appropriate medical nutrition therapy (MNT) through: 

  • Ensuring patients on MNT are given an appropriate menu
  • Collecting and checking menus and reinforcing MNT requirements with patients.
  • Updating Cerner Diet Reports
  • Liaising with nursing, food service, ward reception and dietetic staff
  • General day to day administrative duties including ordering, reporting and updating information

 To be considered for the position you need

  • Cert IV in Allied Health Assistance, in Nutrition and Dietetics and 5 year’s experience OR
  • Completed or studying towards Bachelor of Health Science Nutrition or equivalent
  • Exceptional interpersonal  and communication skills
  • Good attention to detail and able to work under pressure
  • Commitment to providing patient-centred care throughout  your work

About Us: 


You'll join a values-led organisation that is committed to developing its people to their full potential.  We emphasise the importance of a work-life balance through flexible work arrangements and promote a diverse and inclusive culture. 


Remuneration value: Level 1 Position, $26.11 - $31.04 p/h, 25% casual loading, 9.5% employee contribution to super, discounted employee parking


Apply Now:


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process


We look forward to receiving your application by Sunday, 21st of October 2018.


Through our values UCQ are proud of our team’s diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: Bachelor of Health Science Nutrition or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution
Essential: Certificate IV Allied Health Assistance in Nutrition and Dietetics + minimum 5 years experience
Essential: Must hold or be eligible to hold a current Blue Card
Essential: Demonstrated organisational skills and ability to manage a busy workload to meet deadlines.
Essential: Demonstrated sound level of interpersonal and written communication skills and interdisciplinary teamwork.
Essential: Sound computer literacy in Microsoft Applications and knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety requirements
Contact Person Judy Martineau
Contact Number 0437561372
Contact Email judy.martineau@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Jodi Wolski
Alternate Contact Number 3232 7435
Closing Date 21/10/2018
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