Nutrition And Dietetics Officer

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Requirements for Appointment 

  •  Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics/ Clinical Nutrition or Home Economics from a recognized institution; 
  •  Registration by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians (CIND); 
  •  Certificate in Computer Application skills from a recognized institution. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  •  Preparing and implementing therapeutic diets for outpatients and inpatients; 
  •  Providing guidelines on therapeutic diets for existing and emerging diseases for hospital use and home based care and other institutions; 
  •  Treating and counselling patients using specialized dietetic nutritionally modified products; 
  •  Implementing the nutrition and dietetic process including screening; 
  •  Assessing, formulating and implementing nutrition interventions and evaluating outcomes; 
  •  Providing nutrition support in patient management in health care facilities; 
  •  Developing and disseminating nutrition behaviour change communication, information, education and communication materials; 
  •  Implementing nutrition health programmes;
  •  Collecting and compiling nutrition and dietetic data.
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