23 January, 2024

CNC Diabetes Education

 CNC Diabetes Education

Key Responsibilities:

  • The CNC Diabetes Education position works closely with General Practitioners, Aboriginal Health Practitioners, Registered Nurses and practice administration staff to provide a comprehensive diabetes service for the people with diabetes and their families.
  • Ability to be flexible, multi-skilled and able to work with individuals who may be difficult to engage. 
  • Provide advanced clinical care, coordination of care, self-management support, and education of clinical staff and patients, running education and professional development. 
  •  This role works closely with the visiting specialist endocrinology team, ensuring preparation of patients for clinics and follow up care is actioned.

To Be Successful:

  • Current unconditional registration with AHPRA as an registered nurse 
  • Holds a Graduate Certificate or Diploma of Diabetes Education through a recognised Australian University. 
  • Credentialed Diabetes Educator with ADEA (Australian Diabetes Educators Association) or able to obtain this accreditation within 12 months of commencing employment 
  • Ability to titrate insulin and GLP-1 injectable medication.
  • Current Venipuncture CPD certificate. 
  • Ability to work with Aboriginal staff and communities in a way that fosters mutual respect.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multidisciplinary primary care team to deliver prevention, early detection and chronic disease management programs. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, liaise and network with a range of health services and GP’s. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the principles of primary health care and how they apply to the prevention and management of chronic disease.
  • Ability to work effectively in a community based setting and ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team. 

Salary up to $130,000 gross per annum plus superannuation. 

(Depending on qualifications and years of experience)

Incentives for this position

  • Supported Rural Generalist Training for eligible applicants (conditions apply)
  • Retention bonus of $10,000 paid following 1 and 2 years of full time service
  • Temporary accommodation for 8 weeks
  • Relocation assistance to help you get to Broken Hill
  • Compassionate travel allowance to keep in touch with your family – $600 allowance on completion of each 6 months of service for 2 years.

Maari Ma offers a great range of benefits including:

  • Working Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm
  • 5 weeks paid annual leave per year
  • Christmas Closure including additional paid leave to cover the period (4 days)
  • Public holidays off
  • Paid accrued day off (for full time employees up to 12 per year)
  • Flexible leave accrual
  • Remote allowance
  • Generous Salary Packaging, standard up to $15,900 per year. Plus access to Salary Packaging Novated Leasing, Meal Entertainment and Accommodation card and Remote Area Benefits to increase the standard amount you can salary package – full benefits go to the employee.
  • Supported advanced education and training and excellent personal development opportunities
  • Access to use our accredited health care service for you and your family (conditions apply).
  • Access to free and confidential Employment Assistance Program.
  • CPI increases annually.

TO DISCUSS the role please contact Claire Allan  on 0447 807 183 or email claire.allan@maarima.com.au     

APPLY ONLINE – please go to the “Working with us” page of our website. www.maarima.com.au/employment

Applications Close when position is filled

  • All Maari Ma Aboriginal Health employees are required to have two doses of a COVID-19 vaccination or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate.
  • Maari Ma acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land in which we live, and we pay our respect to their Elders both past and present and emerging.

The Location:

We are proud to work on Paakintji country. The Oasis of the Outback, Broken Hill is a living, breathing time capsule where the local Aboriginal Culture blends seamlessly with a rising modern art scene, all set amid a sprawling desert landscape. It is a place of huge skies, rocky red earth, and a fascinating and internationally significant history. This historic town is great for all ages and has several day-cares, primary schools, high schools, and TAFE. Beyond Broken Hill and on your doorstep, you can discover spectacular and culturally significant national parks, lush rivers and lakes, abundant wildlife, and other classic towns of outback New South Wales and beyond. Broken Hill has an airport servicing both Qantas and Rex with two-three flights a day from Sydney and Adelaide and is only a 5-hour drive from Adelaide.