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Position Title: Dietitian
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.5 FTE / 20 hours per week
Date Posted: 30/04/2019
Application Closing Date: 26/05/2019 11PM
Job #: 058192b
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Dietitian – Invercargill Community Mental Health Team 
Southland Hospital

  • Permanent, part-time 0.5 FTE (20 hours per week)

We have a great opportunity available for a New Zealand Registered Dietitian to join our team! 

About the Team
This permanent 0.5 FTE position is based within the Invercargill Community Mental Health Team – and is truly a frontline role providing input to outpatients, and includes rural CMHTs across Southland, Central Lakes and Clutha. Joining our multi-disciplinary team of Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Registered Nurses and Social Workers, you’ll work with a broad-based generic caseload, utilising your mental health experience. 

About You
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 access to collegial support and professional development opportunities.

To be successful in this role you will have two years post registration clinical practice experience preferably in Mental Health, and the ability to meet the demands of a busy workload to a high standard.

This is a great opportunity to join the Invercargill Community Mental Health Team and to experience working in a community setting.  

New Zealand Registration as a Dietitian with a current Annual Practicing Certificate with prescriber endorsement is essential, as is a driver’s licence, for this role.

The Location
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: Sunday 26 May, 2019

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email

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