- Base Salary: $118,891 – $123,844 (p.a.)
- Work in a thriving, spirited outback centre
- Full-Time, Continuous Contract
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (CAAC) are recruiting for a Credentialed Diabetes Nurse Educator to join their team in Alice Springs.
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?
The Credentialed Diabetes Nurse Educator provides expert safe and effective clinical care and effective prevention and awareness education to clients and their families across all Congress clinics within the Congress Clinical Governance framework.
- Provide 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?
- Base Salary:118,891 – $123,844 (p.a.)
- 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?
Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:
- 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
- Excellent communication skills, in particular the ability to communicate sensitively in a cross-cultural environment with Aboriginal clients and staff and highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Office and the ability to capture and share clinical information with appropriate health care providers in electronic formats
- 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
- A current manual driver’s licence, Ochre Card & recent Police Clearance, or ability to obtain
If this sounds like a role for you, we want to hear from you. APPLY TODAY by clicking the “Apply for this job” link
Applicants must address the selection criteria in a cover letter and provide a current CV along with contact details for at least 2 referees.
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Paul Wallwork on 08 8982 1011 or firstname.lastname@example.org