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Diabetes Educator - Tweed

Organisation/Entity: Northern NSW Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Nursing and Midwifery | Registered Nurse
Job Location:
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lismore & Far North Coast
Job Reference Number: REQ124674
Work Type: Part-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $64,184.86 - $90,122.83
Closing Date: 23/10/2019 - 11:59 PM
Targeted / Identified:


Employment Type: Temporary Part Time (36 weeks)
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition ID: REQ124674

This position will work with the Community Health Diabetes Team. The role involves community and inreach into the acute sector across Tweed Byron Community & Allied Health.

This vacancy relates to maternity leave relief for an initial period of up to 36 weeks for 24 hours per week; the hours and period of employment may change according to the maternity leave requirements.  There is also the possibility of an extension at same / reduced hours.

Evidence of qualifications are required for this position, please upload your qualifications as an attachment to your application.

Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably. For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.


Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see www.border.gov.au


Where you’ll be working

“A healthy community through quality care”

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.  Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between. 


Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages. 


For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District

What you'll be doing
The Registered Nurse coordinates and delivers high quality person-centred nursing care in accordance with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia Standards for Practice for Registered Nurses, and the Policies and Procedures of the MoH and NNSWLHD.
The Registered Nurse Diabetes Educator is responsible for the provision of safe, efficient and effective health interventions related to diabetes education and management within the community and hospital in- patient settings and to be a clinical resource person to the community and other health professionals in the area of diabetes.
  • Current registration with Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse (Division 1); ADEA recognised course in the management of diabetes; working towards credentialing as a Diabetes Educator.
  • Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
  • Knowledge and understanding of person-centred care, evidence-based practice and quality improvement.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to practice in accordance with legislation, policies and within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse.
  • Knowledge and recent clinical experience in all aspects of management for clients with diabetes in both community and in-patient settings.
  • Understanding of the principles of primary health care practice and integrated care and their applicability to service delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to use problem solving skills and a multidisciplinary team approach in the planning, delivery and coordination of patient care.
  • Valid unrestricted drivers licence for use in NSW/Australia.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Avril Cornwall on Avril.Cornwall@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 23rd October, 2019