Senior Oncology Dietitian - SVUH

Closing Date for submissions: 01 February 2023


Available upon application

Are you passionate about cancer care? If so, would you consider joining an expanded team of healthcare professionals keen to deliver the best possible care to patients on their cancer journey?

St. Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) is one of the world’s leading academic teaching hospitals providing front line, acute, chronic and emergency care across over 50 different medical specialities – in the country’s only integrated multi-hospital campus. We are recognised worldwide for setting standards of excellence in clinical diagnosis and treatment, education and research and a pioneering, multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. We are the only public hospital in Ireland with international accreditation.

Our Emergency Department (ED) is the major referral centre for the region for patients with strokes and major trauma. We are home to a number of national centres including the National Centre for Cystic Fibrosis, National Liver and Pancreas Transplant Programme. St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH), is one of two model 4 hospitals within the Ireland East Hospital Group (IEHG) with UCD as our academic partner. SVUH is one of the 8 dedicated centres for cancer surgery in Ireland and is the national centre for pancreatic, neuroendocrine (NETs) and liver cancer.

St. Vincent’s University Hospital is part of the St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group (SVHG) which also includes St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4 and St Michael’s Hospital, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

The Dietetic team of 25 provide services to a range of specialities including critical care, liver and pancreas transplant, HPB surgery, adult cystic fibrosis, nephrology, endocrinology (Diabetes) and age-related care. We provide acute practice placements

for pre-registration dietitians. There are opportunities to get involved with audit, research and quality improvement projects.

Role Summary: To work as part of the Oncology and Haematology MDT in the development, delivery and evaluation of evidence based nutritional care to patients undergoing treatment for cancer. Coordinate service provision with the other senior Dietitian for Oncology/Haematology and supervision of staff grade dietitian.


1) State registered with CORU (Apply for Registration - Coru),

2) Have 3-years post graduate experience, preferably some experience of working with patients with cancer

For further information, please contact: Liz Barnes, Dietitian Manager E: or P: 00 353 1 2214724

The Dept. of Nutrition and Dietetics has other senior positions available if you are interested, please contact Liz Barnes, Dietitian Manager

Please note there is HSE assistance with relocation costs: HR Circular 023/2022 - International Recruitment Relocation Package

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