Dublin Northwest Partnership wishes to recruit a Community Food and Nutrition Worker (Full Time or Job Share / Part-time)
Dublin Northwest Partnership is seeking to recruit a Community Nutrition Worker as part of our team to deliver supports/services in the Dublin Northwest area. This position is funded by the HSE Sláintecare Healthy Communities Initiative. Note this is not a clinical role. The post-holder will not provide clinical, therapeutic, or nutritional interventions or care.
The Ideal candidate must have:
A minimum of a Level 8 qualification in the area of nutrition and health and must be a member of, or
eligible for membership of the Association for Nutrition (AfN) via the direct entry pathway. The
successful candidate should be able to demonstrate experience in the following:
Experience in a role that has involved health promotion and improvement.
Experience in the area of health behaviour change.
Experience of working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders.
Have the requisite knowledge and experience to carry out the duties of the post to meet the
needs of all stakeholders.
A working knowledge of key policies, strategies and plans including Sláintecare, Healthy
Ireland, A Healthy Weight for Ireland-Obesity Policy and Action Plan, Healthy Food for Life
An understanding of research, evidence, and information management to inform practice,
monitor progress, and improve services
Direct personal knowledge of the community and voluntary sector
Experience in group training design and delivery.
Access to own transport
Salary: Equivalent to HSE Grade 6067 Health Promotion & Improvement Officer at a point that is
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please e-mail Berni D’arcy (email@example.com ) for an Application Form, Role
Description and Person Specification.
Applications, with cover letter and CV, must be submitted on the official Application Form and
emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org (applications must be submitted via email)
Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on application.
Closing date for fully completed applications is Thursday 8th December at 12:00 noon.
No late applications will be accepted.
Canvassing will lead to disqualification.
Appointment to the role is subject to the outcome of the Garda Vetting process.
DNP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on Thursday 15th December 2022
About Dublin Northwest Partnership
Dublin Northwest Partnership’s (DNP) core business is responding to social exclusion issues in a
defined geographic area, by promoting self-development, training, education, employment and selfemployment opportunities for individuals and community groups. DNP is a registered charity.
DNP services are funded by the Irish Government. The Sláintecare Programme is funded by the HSE
as part of the Healthy Communities Initiative.