We’re hiring: Community Nutrition Worker

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.

Other Requirements:
Garda Vetting
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 (bernie.darcy@dublinnorthwest.ie ) 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 bernie.darcy@dublinnorthwest.ie (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.