- Competitive salary $115,032 – $123,580
- Relocation Assistance
- Work with passionate colleagues & support Aboriginal healthcare
Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation is one of Australia’s largest providers of Aboriginal health care. Our incredible team provides remote health services and support to more than 10,000 people across East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. We empower the Yolngu to take control of their lives and direct their futures – and we need passionate people like you to join our team.
What’s in it for you?
- Ability to Salary Package up to $15,900pa plus a further $2,650pa on Meals and Entertainment
- 5 Weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
- 10.5% Superannuation
- Professional development and study leave
- Travel Allowance provided
- Darwin Office
What’s the role?
- Provide diabetes and self-management guidance and education to pre-diabetics, type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetic patients.
- Develop individualized diabetes education plans for patients in collaboration with other team members and support adherence to their plan, including: nutritional counselling; blood glucose monitoring support; medication safety and access support; and referrals to social and emotional well-being and other multidisciplinary teams.
- Ensure that individual and family plans consider the different cultural, physical, cognitive, and literacy levels of patients and families and meet evolving needs.
- Plan, develop, and implement individual and group diabetes education strategies for patients through their life span including their families and caregivers, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.
Is the role right for you?
- Credentialled Diabetes Educator
- Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
- Minimum two years’ experience working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients in a remote healthcare setting
- Willingness to travel on a regular basis, including by small, chartered aircraft. Be prepared to travel within the catchment area (East Arnhem) to meet the requirements of the job and to work out of various partnership locations
What’s it like living in Darwin?
Darwin is a vibrant and multicultural city that is home to more than 100 nationalities, which is evident in its culture and food. Here in The Territory, we enjoy an enviable laidback lifestyle with amazing weather, excellent career opportunities, short commutes, spectacular displays of outback starry skies, and colourful tropical sunsets with friendly and inclusive people. The northern end, including Darwin, has a tropical climate with high humidity and two seasons, the wet (October to April) and dry season (May to September). During the dry season nearly, every day is warm and sunny.
If you are interested in this opportunity, apply now, or contact Megan Dennis on 08 8982 1002 or firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
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