Diabetes Educator

As East Gippsland’s largest healthcare provider and employer, BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and opportunity. You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering a high quality experience to all. With a strong focus on continuous improvement, professional development and innovation, you can pursue your career goals whilst enjoying a fantastic work/life balance as part of a friendly, regional community.
Job Details

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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1694835
Closing Date: 10-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Diabetes Educator Jan2023.pdf (PDF, 307KB)
Job Specification

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

Position Details

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to have a fantastic work/life balance and pursue your career goals.

 

Are you a Registered Nurse looking for a rewarding change?

If you are wanting to undertake Diabetes studies whilst working in the role then this position is for you.

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 current AHPRA registration
  • 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
  • Flexibility with days and shifts 

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

An application closing date does not apply, applications will be assessed as they are received.

To apply:

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 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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