First listed on: 04 May 2022

Diabetes Nurse Educator 

  • Part-Time, ongoing position
  • 19 hours per week
  • Access to Salary Packaging and great staff benefits

Welcome to cohealth

cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. We are committed to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural backgrounds, faiths and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging.

Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their roles. That's why we're committed to enabling staff's full participation through promoting workplace flexibility and the provision of reasonable adjustments, as well as opportunities for attending staff-development to increase your skills and hone your practice

About the role

The role of the Diabetes Nurse Educator is to provide direct clinical care and intervention. They will apply knowledge of current and interdisciplinary best practices in diabetes management to guide client-centred clinical decision making, referrals, and care.

This position is funded by Community Health and is based within the Health Impacts North Multidisciplinary Team.

Your daily duties will vary but will include:

  • Accountable for the day-to-day Diabetes Education service ensuring the provision of high-quality care for a diverse range of population groups with a wide array of acute and chronic conditions;
  • Liaise with Program Managers to ensure streamline office systems and referral pathways are in place to support best practice service delivery;
  • Conduct education sessions to primary care and community health service providers to promote integrated and best practice services;
  • Conduct group education sessions with clients and their carers that reflect community need;
  • Plan, implement and evaluate programs in response to community needs and in consultation with other staff;
  • Contribute to and participate in health promotion programs as requested;
  • Perform other duties consistent with the aims and objectives of cohealth as directed by the Program Manager

Additional information can be found in the Position Description attached on the cohealth careers page.

Who are we looking for?

  • Qualified nurse;
  • Knowledge of current diabetes medications and management;
  • Confident in use of patient management software systems.

Why join us?

As part of our team, you will thrive through a culture of professional growth, workplace flexibility and staff health & wellbeing initiatives, flexible roster and hours to provide a work life balance.

Application process

You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume and answer the four questions provided on Talent Propeller. Please note we require a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria to be considered for this role.

In line with our commitment to have a workforce that reflects the community we're serving, we strongly encourage applications from people that are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally diverse, LGBTIQA+ and/or with disability.

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5933579.

Applications close 18 May 2022.


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