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Diabetes WA

We employ some bright minds at Diabetes WA, and we are always on the lookout for more – whether they be employees, volunteers or fundraisers.

ur team is a dynamic group of individuals, dedicated to the cause of improving the lives of those affected by diabetes. For many of us, that cause is also a personal one. Almost half of us are affected by diabetes in some way, whether that be living with the condition or caring for a spouse or loved one with the condition.

Current Positions

Research and Evaluation Coordinator

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join the Research & Evaluation team in the Health Services division. Reporting to the Research & Evaluation Manager you will be responsible for developing and implementing high quality processes, systems, tools and resources for a wide range of local research and evaluation projects and functions.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing and implementing evaluation processes, systems and frameworks for internal DWA projects as required, working to continually identify and address areas for improvement.
  • Conducting high quality research and data analysis for projects and team functions, including but not limited to conducting literature reviews, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and report writing for a wide range of audiences.
  • Developing and implementing the use of high quality evaluation tools and resources for a wide range of settings, communication platforms and target audiences, working with internal and external stakeholders to ensure their suitability and effective implementation.
  • Collating, interpreting, translating and communicating consumer feedback and evaluation outcomes into practical outcomes & recommendations for improvement as required.
  • Facilitating focus groups and conducting interviews as required for the purpose of qualitative evaluation.
  • Developing and implementing sound document and data management systems to ensure that data is stored appropriately according to organisational procedures.
  • Maintaining and developing partnerships and working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, travelling to attend stakeholder meetings as a representative of Diabetes WA as required.

This position is full-time with flexible hours considered for the right candidate. This role is contracted until 30th June 2018, with good possibility of extension. We are offering a competitive salary of $67,000 – $75,000 pro rata plus 9.5% superannuation. Diabetes WA has a broad range of salary sacrifice options adding further value to annual salaries depending on individual tax circumstances.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in a health related discipline or behavioural science (e.g. Health Science, Social Science or Public Health).
  • Minimum of three (3-5) years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent logical and critical thinking skills, project management skills and a high attention to detail.
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills, including statistical analysis using SPSS or similar.
  • Advanced understanding of evaluation principles and processes, including resource development and design (e.g. survey design).
  • Strong understanding of behaviour change theories and how they can be applied in the development and delivery of chronic disease self-management programs.

If you are a team-player and a driven individual looking for a hands-on role within a supportive team environment, please email your resume and a cover letter to Sarah Thomas, Human Resources Officer at careers@diabeteswa.com.au by 5.00pm on Thursday 27th April 2017.

For more information or to discuss the role please call 08 9436 6217.

Please note Diabetes WA requires all employees provide a National Police Certificate and Working with Children Check (if applicable to position) upon commencement of employment.

Diabetes WA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. DWA encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from CALD backgrounds and people living with disabilities.

Research and Evaluation Data Analyst

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join the Research & Evaluation team in the Health Services division. Reporting to the Research & Evaluation Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing high quality processes for the collection, collation and analysis of the national NDSS service activity data as well as playing an advisory role in the analysis of internal program data.  This role requires the ability to turn data into information, information into insight and insight into decisions regarding service provision and quality improvement.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting high quality data analysis for projects and team functions.
  • Developing and implementing data processes and systems for local, state and national projects.
  • Contributing to the development of high quality evaluation tools and resources for a wide range of settings, platforms and target audiences.
  • Lead implementation of online data collection processes at a national level, including the provision of training and support to all Diabetes Australia agents.
  • Developing and implementing sound document and data management systems to ensure data is stored appropriately.
  • Developing and maintaining partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, including travelling to attend stakeholder meetings for local, state and national projects as required.

This position is full-time, with flexible hours considered for the right candidate. This role is contracted until 30 June 2018, with good possibility of extension. We are offering a competitive salary of $64,000 – $75,000 pro rata plus 9.5% superannuation. Diabetes WA has a broad range of salary sacrifice options adding further value to annual salaries depending on individual tax circumstances.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant field (e.g. Health Science, Social Science, Public Health, Primary Care, Biostatistics, Mathematics, Information Management or Computer Science).
  • A minimum of three (3-5) years practical experience in a similar role.
  • Advanced quantitative data analysis skills, using SPSS or similar, including statistical analysis of large and complex data sets.
  • Experience using electronic data collection systems as well as strong knowledge of designing and developing questionaries using survey software.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise, analyse and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent time management, prioritisation of tasks and goal setting skills combined with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Experience and understanding of the healthcare and/or not-for-profit sector is desirable.

If you are a capable and motivated individual looking for a hands-on role within a supportive team environment, please email your resume and a cover letter to Sarah Thomas, Human Resources Officer at careers@diabeteswa.com.au by 5.00pm on Sunday 23 April 2017.

For more information or to discuss the role please call 08 9436 6217.

Please note Diabetes WA requires all employees provide a National Police Certificate and Working with Children Check (if applicable to position) upon commencement of employment.

Diabetes WA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. DWA encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from CALD backgrounds and people living with disabilities.

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