Relocate to New Zealand - Dietitians - Diabetes Centre

  • 1.0 FTE full time permanent and 0.5 FTE (20 hours) fixed-term (ending 31/01/2020) positions
  • Current NZ Registration with the Dietitians Board
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Christchurch based role

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

The Diabetes Centre is seeking experienced NZ Registered Dietitians to join their multi-disciplinary team.

This exciting and challenging role will capitalise on your passion for education as well as your ability to enthuse your patients and motivate real behaviour change. You'll be working in an outpatient setting as part of a multi-disciplinary team, liaising with health providers and you'll be driven to ensure best health outcomes for people living with diabetes.

The Role: Where you fit in

You will provide nutritional assessment and education to patients, both one on one and in group situations, so will need to be able to engage with people in a variety of settings. Ideally you will have experience with both type 1 and type 2 patients and a knowledge of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems.

We are looking for self-motivated dietitians who enjoy a challenge, are results-driven and have high level of organisational skills. You will be a team-player with a willingness to operate as an educational resource for health professionals and building relationships with patients supporting their self-management successes and challenges.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Apply online, or contact us by viewing this advert on our careers site.

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

Required skills

  • Diabetes
  • Health
  • Nutritional Analysis
  • Glucose Testing

Reference: 37002402

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