Diabetes Nutritionist Job In New Zealand

Te Whatu Ora Taranaki, New Zealand

Te Whatu Ora Taranaki is seeking a diabetes nutritionist to join their team at Willington, Wakefield hospital in New Zealand. The ideal candidate have ability to provide quality nutrition education for diabetes management to enhance the health provider community. Taranaki hospital provide a dietetic role requiring knowledge and skills to support people living with diabetes and their families. This full-time role offers a competitive salary range of $50,000 – $80,000 per year. For this position, candidate must hold a New Zealand registered dietitian with a current annual practicing certificate in dietitian prescriber endorsement.

Qualification for Diabetes Nutritionist:

  • Candidate must have postgraduate degree in nutrition.
  • It must have completion of an accredited dietetic internship.
  • Experience in clinical, primary care and community setting.
  • Have a full and current driving licence.

Responsibilities for Diabetes Specialist Dietitian:

  • Candidate is responsible for conducting assessments and developing individualized nutrition care plans for patients with diabetes.
  • Providing nutrition education and counselling to help patients manage blood sugar level, medication regimens and overall health.
  • Collaborating with healthcare teams to coordinate comprehensive care for patients.
  • Ability to monitoring and evaluating patients progress towards nutrition and health goal.
  • Advocating for patients nutritional needs and promoting healthy lifestyle choices.


  • Competitive salary packages.
  • Provide health insurance coverage including medical, dental and vision.
  • Offers flexible work arrangements, including remote work options, to accommodate varying needs and promote work-life balance.
  • Opportunity for career development and to enhance knowledge.

Te Whatu Ora Taranaki is committed to providing comprehensive care to its community, offering a wide range of medical services including emergency care, surgery, mental health support and specialized treatments.

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