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Excellent opportunity for an experienced, motivated Diabetes Educator to join the Integrated Care team at CBCHS.  

  • Contact Name: Matthew Macaulay
  • Location: Parkdale, Working across sites is required
  • Closing Date: October 29, 2021

Excellent opportunity for an experienced, motivated Diabetes Educator to join the Integrated Care team at CBCHS.

 

About the Company

CBCHS is a for-cause, not-for-profit organisation providing a wide range of allied health, dental, child development, disability and aged care services to more than 15,000 clients every year in and around the City of Kingston. Many of our clients are differently abled, socially isolated, financially disadvantaged or exposed to other socio-economic vulnerabilities. Our head office is in Parkdale with programs and services also offered at Chelsea, Clarinda, Mentone, Cheltenham, Clayton and Edithvale.

We are a values driven organisation with a reputation for service innovation and quality. We are a flexible and inclusive employer that values and supports workforce diversity. We strongly support equal opportunity and encourage applications from all people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, those with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ community, and people with a disability.

 

Purpose of the Position

About the Role

CBCHS are currently seeking an experienced, motivated Allied Health Professional to join our Integrated Care team as a Diabetes Educator. The Diabetes Educator provides diabetes specialist assessment and implements management strategies in order to improve health outcomes, prevent complications and avoidable hospital presentations for clients with diabetes. The role will involve utilising evidence based assessments to determine individual capabilities, health goals and apply professional expertise to build personal capacity, maximise independence and quality of life.

Job Benefits

What is in it for you? As a health promoting Not for Profit organisation, we offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging;
  • Easy street parking;
  • A friendly and supportive work environment.

Please refer to Benefits of Working at CBCHS.

Key Responsibilities

  • Comprehensive evidence-based diabetes specific assessment, intervention, education and management;
  • Facilitation of client generated goals, that are realistic, time limited and based on addressing health and wellbeing needs;
  • Provide consultation about diabetes care to other health professionals including staff from other relevant services;
  • Undertake health education activities in community settings to promote diabetes awareness, management and prevention.

 

Key Selection Criteria

About You

You are an Allied Health Professional with current professional registration, and current credentialed status with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association. You will bring significant experience in educating and supporting clients newly diagnosed and living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Your passion for empowering clients to be in control of their health care decisions will be demonstrated through your strong motivational interviewing techniques and self-management approaches. Additionally, your excellent interpersonal and communication skills will see you build effective working relationships.

How to Apply

Click on the Position Description link below to view the full Position Description details.

All applications require an up to date resume and  a cover letter.

Click on ”Apply Now” to proceed.

Contact Matthew Macaulay, Manager Integrated Care – mmacaulay@cbchs.org.au for a confidential discussion.

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