Senior Dietitian Cancer Care

Senior Dietitian Cancer Care

  • Post Date:9th May 2024
  • Apply Before: 7th June 2024
  • Views 288
0 Applications
Job Description

Position: Dietitian Cancer Care

Grade: Senior/equivalent to band 6/7

Hours: 35 hours/week, Monday to Friday.

Contract: This is a fulltime permanent position

An exciting opportunity to work as part of the MDT in cancer care in St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH). 

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 a model 4 hospital within the Dublin, South East health region, 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.

A team of 30 dietitians provide services to a range of specialities including critical care, liver and pancreas transplant, HPB surgery, gastroenterology and hepatology, 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. CPD is encouraged and financially supported.

Role Summary: The post holder will work with other cancer care dietitians as part of the MDT in the development, delivery and evaluation of evidence based nutritional care/pathways to patients undergoing treatment for cancer.


  1. State registered with CORU (Apply for Registration – Coru), 
  2. Have 3-years post graduate experience, preferably some experience of working with in speciality area of cancer

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

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

How to apply (Vacancy Details (