Permanent/Part-Time Senior Dietitian with Avista

Closing Date for submissions: 17 August 2022


Available upon application

Applications are invited for the following position.

Senior Dietician, Children’s Disability Network Teams, Blanchardstown & Blakestown networks

Permanent –Full time (35HPW)


Permanent – Part Time (17.5 HPW)

Req: 23422

Avista is a dynamic disability service providing clinical supports and residential services to children with complex disability needs and their families. We have 3 network teams in Blanchardstown, Blakestown & Cabra. We have current vacancies within Blanchardstown and Blakestown networks.

You will be joining dynamic, family centred, interdisciplinary teams with excellent access to supervision and support within the team. The successful candidates will required to work as part of an Interdisciplinary Team that provide services to 0-18 year old children and young persons with complex needs. The candidates will work in partnership with families within a family centred model.

Essential criteria

· Hold a Dietitian qualification recognised by CORU

· Evidence of current registration on the Dietitian register of CORU ,maintained by the Dietitians Registration Board at CORU

· Have three years post qualification experience relevant dietetic experience

· Full Clean Driving Licence with use of a car

All Applicants should have

· Experience working with people with disability and complex needs

· Experience working with children/young people requiring enteral feeding

· Experience of working with children /young people with aversive feeding disorders desirable

· Knowledge of relevant national nutrition clinical guidelines and policies and HIQA standards.

· Have excellent communication, interpersonal, teamwork and effective caseload management skills. In addition they must possess good planning, organisation and effective time management skills together with the ability to work on their own initiative.

· Applicants should possess Level 2 Behavioural Competencies of Avista Competency Framework which can be found attached underneath the Job Description on our website

Informal enquiries to Theresa O’ Loughlin, Children’s Services Manager Tel 01 824 5327

A panel may be created from Interview for any future similar roles

Applications can be made to:

Closing date for receipt of applications: 17/08/2022.

Avista is an equal opportunities employer

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