Diabetes Educator

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to pursue your profession and have a fantastic work/life balance. You will experience a relaxed lifestyle in a clean, green and beautiful area with significant natural and ecological advantages. With the Gippsland lakes and beaches, national parks and snowfields on your doorstep, this will be the best move you ever made!
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1665628
Closing Date: 09-Oct-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Diabetes Educator - September 2022.docx.pdf (PDF, 541KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Julie Moncrieff, Community Nursing Team Leader
03 5152 0210

Position Details

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is East Gippsland's largest employer and is a growing regional health service providing a comprehensive array of health care services to our community.  Located in the beautiful Victorian region of East Gippsland, you will relish a relaxed lifestyle living on the Gippsland Lakes and enjoy a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career.  

A new opportunity exists for a skilled Diabetes Educator to join our dedicated Community Nursing team in this leave replacement role. 

The Contract: Fixed Term until 10/04/2023, Part Time, 32.0 hours per fortnight

The Position:

In this role at BRHS you will perform individual health assessments, monitoring and education as well as facilitating health education to schools and community groups on a variety of issues pertaining to diabetes management.  This position is responsible for aiding people to become informed of issues affecting their health, enabling them to accept and share responsibility in recognising their own health needs and make choices that are relevant/appropriate to their life situation.

The Department:

The Community Health Service provides a multidisciplinary team approach to enhancing the health and wellbeing of the community. Individuals and groups are encouraged and supported to make healthy lifestyle choices through education, information and targeted health promotion activities.

The ideal applicant will demonstrate:

  • A Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional with a Graduate certificate in Diabetes Education.
  • Advanced knowledge of diabetes management with the ability to deliver effective client education to individuals and groups.
  • An understanding of issues confronting clients in the community, particularly clients with diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients with low health literacy skills and with a range of health professionals.

Please refer to the position description for other key selection criteria requirements.

Why should you Apply?

  • Use your knowledge and expertise in this specialty field
  • Be part of our dedicated and supportive Community Nursing team
  • Relish weekday shifts for a great work/life balance
  • Join a professional organisation committed to the delivery of quality care

 For more information contact: Julie Moncrieff, Community Nursing Team Leader on 03 5152 0210

Applications by close of business: Sunday, 9th October 2022

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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