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Credentialled Diabetes Nurse Educator – Congress

  • Base Salary: $118,891 – $123,844
  • Casual, Continuous Contract
  • Relocation Assistance

Why Central Australian Aboriginal Congress?

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress are one of the most experienced Aboriginal primary health care services in the country, a strong political advocate of closing the gap on Aboriginal health disadvantage and a national leader in improving health outcomes for all Aboriginal people. Congress has expanded to become the largest Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation in the Northern Territory, providing a comprehensive, holistic and culturally-appropriate primary health care service to Aboriginal people living in and nearby Alice Springs, including five remote communities.

What’s the role?

  • Providing expert delivery of safe and effective evidence-based education, clinical care, advice and support to clients with diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes (and their families)
  • As part of the multidisciplinary team, work towards improved care planning (including compliance) and continuity of care across service boundaries
  • Participate in the ongoing development and implementation of culturally appropriate education resources for Aboriginal people and other health professionals
  • Health promotion activities
  • Promote appropriate and effective insulin management to clients and clinic staff

What’s in it for you?

  • Total effective package: $143,961 – $149,484 (p.a.)
  • Six (6) weeks’ annual leave
  • A strong commitment to Professional Development
  • Access to the Congress health services for you and your family at no cost
  • Relocation assistance (where applicable)
  • District allowance and Remote Benefits

Is the role right for you?

  • Registration, or eligible to register, with AHPRA as a registered nurse with at least 3 years clinical experience in chronic disease management and/or primary health care and credentialed with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association as a diabetes nurse educator
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in planning, implementing and evaluating education programs, resource development and health promotion activities
  • Awareness of/sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history, and knowledge of current issues affecting the lives of Aboriginal people.
  • Willingness, ability and appropriate levels of health and fitness to travel to and work from remote locations
  • Current NT Manual Drivers Licence

What’s it ike living in Alice Springs?

A thriving, spirited outback centre, Alice Springs is as famous for the personality of its locals and contemporary and traditional art as the natural wonders. Stunning landscapes, remote communities, and a unique pioneering history create a diverse and exhilarating destination to explore. Including the spectacular Larapinta Trail and the MacDonnell Ranges, which surround it.

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Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Megan on 08 8982 1002.

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

AU$119,000 - AU$124,000 per annum
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Job Type:

Nursing

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