Royal Rehab
February 13, 2024
Ryde, Australia
Job Type


  • Part-time (2-3 days/week) Community Dietitian
  • Temporary position (until June 2025)
  • Work in an innovative & progressive Rehab and Disability service 
  • Laptop & mobile provided 
  • NSW Health AHO based in Ryde
  • Level based on experience (up to Lvl 3)


About us..

Royal Rehab LifeWorks is part of the Royal Rehab Group, Australia's leading provider of disability and rehabilitation services.

Representing a broad range of professions, our people are united by our values of honesty, respect, working together and innovative thinking. We are inspired by a commitment to clinical excellence and personalized care.

Royal Rehab LifeWorks provides rehabilitation services to people experiencing illness, injury or disability to improve their overall wellbeing through individually tailored programs and world-leading technology. Our approach is informed by world-leading best practice and ultimately guided by the customer– their needs, their goals, their aspirations.

A career with Royal Rehab LifeWorks is an opportunity to collaborate, grow and make a difference with an iconic organisation recognised as a leader in rehabilitation and disability support.


About you..

We seek a self-motivated and friendly Dietitian, who is enthusiastic, keen and ready for a unique therapy role. We are looking for an individual who is:

  • Passionate and experienced about supporting community-based clients with neurological conditions to maintain their independence and health.
  •  Able to work as an interdisciplinary team member to promote positive outcomes for our clients.
  • A Dietitian experiencing working with enteral feeds, complex disability in a community setting.

Does this sound like you? If so, call Kylie on 0478 488 568 or Wendy on 0466 248 880 to further discuss our unique LifeWorks – Ryde service and how you can support our clients. Visit our website to learn more about our services

Essential Criteria

  • Current Registration with Dietitians Australia with an active Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) status.
  • Extensive experience (3 or more years) working as a dietitian in rehabilitation and community settings.
  • Experience conducting assessments and implementing interventions in a variety of settings to a broad range of client groups including complex enteral feeding case loads. 
  • Experience working within health (rehab), disability (NDIS and I-Care) and Aged Care frameworks.
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated advanced clinical and professional skills to independently manage a diverse caseload, while maintaining contact with the wider multidisciplinary team utilising sound time management and organisation skills.
  • Commitment to evidence-based practice and professional growth and development.
  • Demonstrated experience in quality improvement and research.
  • Computer literacy including demonstrated competence using Foodworks, CBORD, Microsoft Word, email and Internet.
  • Class C Driver’s License and access to own car.  Staff may be required to travel to visits in their own vehicle. Mileage/ petrol costs can be claimed.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience supervising junior clinicians, allied health assistants and/ or students.
  • Awareness about hospital food service, particularly diet specifications and nutrition standards.


About the role..

LifeWorks at Royal Rehab Ryde is an innovative multi-disciplinary service that is growing! LifeWorks Ryde supports clients by providing therapy services onsite and in the community. The Ryde campus has a state-of-the-art advanced technology centre in which the team provides innovative therapy using robotic technology.

Some of the exciting opportunities for our Dietitians include: 

  • Supporting clients to implement nutrition plans.
  • Providing education and training internally and externally for other health professionals.
  • Progressing clients from inpatients into independence in the community.
  • Encouraging interdisciplinary teamwork to promote outcomes in the best interests of the client.
  • Promoting person-centred goals.
  • Participating in research and quality activities within Royal Rehab LifeWorks.


 What we offer..

  • Salary Packaging: Up to $15,900 salary packaging per FBT year (potential $5,206 in tax savings)
  • Benefits: Fitness Passport & HCF Private Health Insurance discounts
  • Career growth: Genuine career opportunities
  • Work life balance: Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary: Competitive remuneration
  • Leadership: Supportive and experienced leadership team
  • Culture: Friendly and close-knit team environment

We are proud of our diverse and skilled team of passionate healthcare and support professionals committed to delivering the very best for the people we serve. A career at Royal Rehab is the opportunity to make a difference with a progressive and innovative organisation, built on a rich history of community care since 1899.


What's next…

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, address the essential criteria in your cover letter and CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW to start your journey with us!

Please note, only applicants that address this essential criteria will be considered.


The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a current criminal record check working with children check, employment history and referee checks.

A career with Royal Rehab is an opportunity to collaborate, grow and make a difference with an iconic organisation recognised as a leader in rehabilitation and disability support.

*All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination immunisation record or medical exemption certificate as part of the recruitment processWe do not provide sponsorship and no agencies please.


Further Enquiries:  

Kylie Chambers, Clinical Operations Manager - LifeWorks Ryde

Phone: 0478 488 568



Wendy Li, Professional Leader - Dietetics

Phone: 0466 248 880



Application Close Date: Tuesday 5th March 2024

Suitable candidates will be contacted for early interview.