Nutrition Advisor Opportunities x 4

Nutrition advisor roles available in Dunedin, Invercargill, Nelson and Wellington.

What we do

The Heart Foundation is New Zealand’s heart health charity. Our vision is hearts fit for life, for this generation and the next. Research, education, prevention and quality care underpin the work we do.

Too many people are dying prematurely, are needlessly at risk, and are suffering from preventable heart disease. Our reason for being is to change this.  Join the Heart Foundation, and help us in promoting heart health within the education sector.

Who we work with

Primarily schools, early learning services and their wider communities. We also work with other stakeholders such as Healthy Families NZ and Health Promoting Schools.

What the job involves

We support schools and early learning services to make healthy changes to their nutrition environments.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a talented Nutrition Advisor, who is passionate about delivering meaningful nutrition advice in schools and early learning services. Our ideal candidate has a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Human Nutrition.  

We need people who

  • Are flexible, adaptable and ambitious -  our context is constantly evolving
  • Act as a catalyst for others – we work well together with other stakeholders, sharing best practice and encouraging leaders in education to drive change
  • Are skilled educators – we tailor our approaches with schools and early learning services to help make change happen
  • Have an affinity with tikanga Māori and a strong understanding of Pasifika culture.

Location and status of opportunities


Fixed term contract (ends 28 June 2019)
Part-time (20 hours per week)
Applications close on Sunday, 16 September 2018


  • Fixed term contract (ends 28 June 2019)
  • Part-time (20 hours per week)
  • Applications close on Sunday, 22 July 2018


  • Fixed term contract (ends 28 June 2019)
  • Part-time (28 hours per week)
  • The role also covers Blenheim and the West Coast regions
  • Applications close on Tuesday, 31 July 2018

*Please note that we are in the process of confirming our office location for this role (Nelson). As a result we may consider a work from home arrangement for this role.


  • Fixed term contract (ends 28 June 2019)
  • Part-time (20 hours per week)
  • The role has a Pasifika focus 
  • Applications close on Tuesday, 31 July 2018

* Please note that we will only consider applicants possessing NZ residency/ a valid work visa.

* Our detailed position descriptions for each role, are attached below.

To apply

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Please ensure your cover letter outlines the location of the Nutrition Advisor role, you would like to be considered for.

Sibs Moyo
Human Resources Advisor
Heart Foundation

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