Position Details
Reference Number 17251
Position Title Graduate dietitian - grade 1
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Division Chief Nursing Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Medical Scientists & Other
Classification From: AI4 - DIETITIAN GR 1 YR4
Classification To: AI5 - DIETITIAN GR 1 YR5
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated new graduate dietitian (degree completed in 2019) to take on a 12 month, full-time new graduate dietitian position within the Nutrition & Speech Pathology Department of a specialist cancer centre. The successful applicant will provide clinical nutrition/dietetic services to inpatients and ambulatory patients in a multidisciplinary care setting at our main Melbourne campus. This position is not linked with a specific clinical workload however the successful applicant will work in/across all tumour streams within the 12 month period and have exposure to all clinical oncology areas.


A structured and supportive supervision model is provided in addition to opportunities for accessing mentoring and professional development. Some involvement in department quality, education/training, projects and research in line with Department goals is expected. We are seeking a hardworking new graduate dietitian who is passionate about working in oncology, is adaptable with excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.

The position is planned for commencement in January 2020. DAA membership and APD (provisional) status is required for this position.

For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description and/or contact us for a confidential discussion. A cover letter and CV is essential for application with the option of addressing the PD's selection criteria concisely in the letter or addressing separately (no more than 2 pages).


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Essential: Completion of accredited Nutrition/Dietetics course and eligibility for the Dietitians Association of Australia APD program
Essential: Proven desire to work in an oncology specialist hospital
Contact Person Jane Harrowfield
Contact Number 8559 5221
Contact Email Jane.Harrowfield@petermac.org
Closing Date 30/10/2019
Position Description
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