Senior Dietitan - Stewarts Care

Closing Date for submissions: 20 May 2022


Available upon application

We have exciting opportunities for a Permanent Senior Dietitian.

Applications are invited for:
1 WTE (37 hours per week) or reduced hours contracts e.g. Part Time (18.5 hours per week)

The Organisation:
Stewarts Care is a voluntary organization providing comprehensive community based services to
people with an intellectual disability. We support people with a wide range of support needs across
residential settings, day services, supported independent living, job advocacy and vocational training.

Purpose of the Post: The purpose of this post is to deliver a quality driven, person-centered nutrition
and dietetic service to adults using Stewarts Care Services. The post holder will have responsibility for
the management and delivery of the nutrition and dietetic service within Stewarts Care, in keeping
with best practice and standards. Service is primarily focused on care for adult residents with
Intellectual Disability, but it is anticipated that the department will expand towards day services.
There are a small number of child residents who will be served in a connected model with acute and
community care.
The dietetics service is situated with the HSCP team and is well connected with the on site GP service
and department of nursing.

To be considered for this post applicants must demonstrate the following:
• Hold a recognised qualification in Dietetics approved by the Dietitians Registration Board of
• Proof of Statutory Registration on the Dietitians Register maintained by the Dietitians
Registration Board at CORU before the competition closing date.
• At least three years clinical post graduate dietetic experience is essential.
• Ability to effectively manage a broad range of assigned responsibilities.
• Leadership and team management skills, including the ability to work with multi-disciplinary
team members.
• Motivation with an innovative approach to developing and managing the clinical functions of the
• Must be fully proficient in ICT skills.
• Have a full clean driving license and access to a car.
• Membership of INDI and related interest groups is desirable.
• Knowledge of Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA), the Health Act 2007- 2013, New
Directions is desirable.
• Experience delivering dietetic services in a number of settings including clinics, day and
residential services and home visits desirable.
• Experience working with people with Intellectual Disabilities is desirable.
• Experience working in paediatrics is desirable.

Salary and qualifications are in accordance with HSE consolidated pay scales Dietitian Senior €54,677-

Informal Queries may be addressed to Catherine McLoughlin, HSCP director, 087 3828981.
A panel will be formed, from which future permanent and temporary positions may be filled
Job description may be obtained by contacting the HR Department.
Applications should include CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria:
Closing Date for applications: 20th May 2022
Please go to the following link to apply:
Stewarts Care Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer