First listed on: 22 May 2023

Diabetes Nurse Educator

  • Part-Time, 0.5 FTE, Fixed Term until 30 June 2025
  • Work for a multi-award-winning iconic community health organisation
  • Generous Salary Packaging

So why cohealth?

cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. Named Premier's Health Service of the Year (Primary) and the Supporting LGBTIQ+ Health Service at the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, cohealth's 1000 staff demonstrate courage, leadership, innovation, and agility in their commitment to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural and linguistic 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 role. Please click here to find out more.

About the role

The role of our Diabetes Nurse Educator is to provide direct clinical care and intervention. The role aims to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions by providing concentrated diabetes management support for clients with diabetes in the community.

This Community Health position promotes client-centred care within a Multidisciplinary Team. Supporting clients to gain the knowledge, skills, motivation and confidence they need to adapt to life with diabetes that fits their lifestyle, beliefs and culture.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

Your duties include:

  • Accountable for the day-to-day Diabetes Education service ensuring the provision of high-quality care
  • Working in a multidisciplinary team to facilitate health partnerships and referral pathways with internal and external services providers to promote optimal client health and wellbeing
  • Strive to foster an interdisciplinary culture by providing support and guidance for health professionals in the provision of diabetes self-management education.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate programs in response to community needs and in consultation with other staff

What cohealth offers:

  • Exciting Parental leave benefits
    • cohealth offers primary carers 14 weeks paid parental leave upon completion of only 6 months of continuous service
    • Eligible co-workers will continue to receive superannuation on unpaid parental leave as well
  • Salary packaging to suit you - tax free amount of up to $15,900 p.a (mortgage, rent, or credit cards) and a further $2,650 p.a (meal, entertainment expenses and holiday accommodation) alongside generous reward programs from our salary packaging providers
  • Novated Leasing available
  • Counselling services for you and your immediate family through our EAP-Access provider, and mindfulness, resilience, and wellbeing programs
  • We offer inclusion, equality, and opportunity in a workplace where making a difference counts (based on our guiding principles and values)

Our ideal candidate:

  • Post Graduate Diabetes Educators Course accredited by Australian Diabetes Association (ADEA)
  • Current Division 1 Registration with the Australian Health Professionals Registration Agency (AHPRA)
  • At least 2 years' experience as a Nurse Educator
  • ADEA Credentialed Diabetes Educator

All Healthcare workers in Victoria are required to have received three doses of COVID-19 vaccination. Proof will need to be sighted during the recruitment process.

Application Process

Click on apply now to be directed to our careers page. You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume and answer the Key Selection Criteria. We will be conducting interviews for this role as applications are received. If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Sharon Malcolm -

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 6341195.

Applications close 05 June 2023.

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