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Turrbal and Jagera Country
Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Enjoy an attractive starting salary up to $85,078 PLUS super and up to $15,900 salary sacrificing
Excellent additional benefits including a flexible working environment, 17.5% leave loading, 5 weeks annual leave
Paid professional development up to $10,000 and relocation assistance!
The organisation is a vibrant, leading not-for-profit provider of community and outreach-based allied health, mental health, aged care, wellbeing, and disability services. They have been providing services to more than 50 communities throughout regional, rural and remote Queensland since 1993. The practice harnesses the diversity, energy and professionalism of a large team of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals. They share a commitment to cultural competency, providing a comprehensive and robust model of healthcare service delivery. You will have the opportunity to work in rural, remote and regional locations, be part of a supportive, multidisciplinary team and feel rewarded by the real difference we make in people’s lives. Grow, both personally and professionally, and set yourself up for success throughout your career!
An exciting opportunity now exists for a Diabetes Educator to join a Practice in Townsville. As part of a supportive, diverse, and multidisciplinary team, promote optimal health and wellbeing outcomes for individuals and communities at risk of or affected by diabetes. Working with non-acute clients, you will liaise with other Health Professionals to oversee the overall case management of clients. You will work with a diverse range of clients, set your schedule and have the chance to see the real difference your work makes as you enable rural communities to live and receive high-quality holistic care.
Integrate diabetes self-management education with clinical care
Utilise group education to assist with meeting individual needs
Determine comprehensive self-management plans to maximise health outcomes
Raise the awareness of healthy lifestyles, disease and disability and other health-related issues
The clinical caseload is varied, giving great exposure to a range of different clinical presentations, allowing you to explore all areas of your discipline early on in your career. They provide genuine community and not-for-profit primary health care services where there is no cost to the client. The Practice have a great team culture with many early career professionals across our business which allows for strong friendships to be formed and a wealth of peer support to be provided. Working with a large multidisciplinary team, you will learn about other health disciplines, holistic health care and referral pathways, allowing a wraparound service for your clients. They pride themselves on growing their clinicians to be the best versions of themselves and providing career progression opportunities. At whatever level you join, you'll have ongoing mentorship and support and the ability to choose your own external mentor. Plus, you will receive up to 10 days of paid professional development leave per year, and up to $10,000 for outside professional development (including flights and accommodation if required).
Qualifications & Experience:
The right candidate will possess a degree or equivalent qualification in a health-related discipline and be able to provide high-quality diabetes assessment and develop an effective ongoing management plan. In addition, you will need:
Combined blue card & NDIS worker screening
Current, unrestricted ‘C’ class Australian Driver’s Licence
The right to live and work in Australia
Credentialing or ability to be credentialed with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association is essential.
You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role. All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check; and have or be willing to obtain annual influenza vaccinations and be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
After Hours Requirements: No
Townsville is a major regional city which provides all the modern conveniences of a big city without the commute time. Known as the second capital of Queensland, Townsville offers a laid-back tropical lifestyle where you’ll have access to boutique shopping, spectacular events and entertainment, urban street art and a wide-range of dining precincts – from alfresco dining, to coffee on The Strand, to a thriving night life in the many laneway bars. Nature lovers will be at home in Townsville, which has an average of 300 days of sunshine each year to explore the local natural wonders like tropical islands, wetlands the Museum of Underwater Art, wet tropics rainforests and beachfronts, all at your doorstep. Townsville is just a short ferry ride from the picturesque Magnetic Island and it’s many beaches and forts. You can also spend your weekends front row at a Cowboys or Fire home game or be trackside at the Townsville Supercars event. No matter what your ideal lifestyle looks like, Townsville offers a diverse range of historical, military, outback, island, active and tranquil experiences to suit anyone.
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Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.