Nutritionistsat NZ Ministry of Education
NZ Ministry of Education
Flexible location, NZ
3d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

The Nutritionist contributes to a programme of work to support and promote the Ministry of Health's healthy eating guidelines, and to ensure the Ka Ora, Ka Ako programme is consistently aligned with the guidelines.

Responsibilities will include :

  • Develop and maintain guidance material to ensure the Ka Ora, Ka Ako programme meets the Ministry of Health healthy food guidelines.
  • Support schools, kura and suppliers to apply the guidelines as they develop and implement the provision of lunches.
  • Work with regional Senior Advisors to implement the monitoring programme to ensure suppliers (and internal model schools and kura) are meeting the healthy food guidelines
  • About you

    You will have a relevant qualification as a nutritionist (or Dietician) AND you will have a significant level of practical experience.

    You will also offer :

  • The ability to analyse nutrtion information and provide advice to a wide range of audiences.
  • Experience working and delivering to tight deadlines.
  • Experience facilitating and leading groups of experts and communicating clearly with non-technical audiences.
  • Knowledge of working in schools and kura
  • Understanding of the machinery of government.
  • Are you ready to make a difference?

    We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.

    As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi's guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.

    Please note that this role is affected by the COVID-19 Public Health (Vaccinations) Order. In order for a successful applicant / s to be offered this role, they will need to comply with the requirement to be vaccinated and agree to provide information and evidence regarding their vaccination status.

    Please review the Job Description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the Apply Online' button.

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