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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.

Our 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

DIABETES EDUCATOR | DIETITIAN

Diabetes WA is a leading not-for-profit health organisation, providing support, education and programs to thousands of Western Australians at risk of, or affected by, diabetes.  The team at Diabetes WA is a dynamic group of individuals, working within a caring and empowering culture, dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by the condition.

 

We are seeking a professional and experienced Diabetes Educator to join the Diabetes Education team in the Health Services division. Reporting to the Manager of clinical services you will be responsible for providing diabetes education services to a diverse group of clients to help them live well with diabetes. In addition you will also provide support to our members, people with diabetes, their families and friends, and the wider healthcare community.

 

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Deliver a range of diabetes education services and programs including structured self-management group programs and individual consultations over telephone and electronic platforms.
  • Provide high quality training and development services to health professionals, workplaces and schools as required.
  • Attend community presentations, forums, conferences, expos and other events, representing Diabetes WA and delivering presentations and consultations as required.
  • Complete program evaluation, self reflection and review projects as required, identifying and implementing opportunities for program improvement and the development of new programs as appropriate.

 

This position is part-time approximately 3 days per week (0.6 FTE) with flexible hours considered for the right candidate. This role is contracted until 30th June 2019. We are offering a competitive salary plus 9.5% superannuation, with a broad range of salary sacrifice options available (dependent on your individual tax circumstances).

 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Successful completion of an Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) approved Diabetes Education course;
  • Credentialed Diabetes Educator (CDE) status or working towards CDE status;
  • Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) status
  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately apply diabetes knowledge to client education as appropriate;
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience in the delivery of group training and education programs for clients and health professionals;
  • DESMOND facilitator skills are desirable.

If you are a capable and enthusiastic health professional looking for a hands-on role within a supportive team environment, please email your resume and a cover letter to Sarah Thomas, Human Resources Coordinator at careers@diabeteswa.com.au by 5.00pm on Monday 3rd July 2017.

 

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 & EVALUATION SUPPORT OFFICER

Diabetes WA is a leading not-for-profit health organisation, providing support, education and programs to thousands of Western Australians at risk of, or affected by, diabetes.  The team at Diabetes WA is a dynamic group of individuals, working within a caring and empowering culture, dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by the condition.

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to provide generalist administration support to the Research & Evaluation team in the Health Services Division.

 

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support Research and Evaluation functions and projects as directed, including completing data entry and report generation tasks, document formatting and updating, etc.
  • Provide generalist administrative support to the Research & Evaluation team as directed, including but not limited to preparing purchase orders, filing & data entry, etc.

 

This position is part-time, ideally four days a week with flexible hours considered for the right candidate. This role is contracted until 31st July 2018. We are offering a competitive salary plus 9.5% superannuation. Diabetes WA has a broad range of salary sacrifice options that can add further value to annual salaries, depending on individual tax circumstances.

 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Strong keyboard and computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and advanced skills in Microsoft Word.
  • Fast and accurate data entry skills (proficiency with Microsoft Excel and/or SPSS is desirable).
  • Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated organisation skills.
  • Positive, helpful, proactive attitude and willingness to be flexible with work tasks.
  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable.

 

If you are a team-player and a self-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 Coordinator at careers@diabeteswa.com.au by 5.00pm on Friday 30th July 2017.

 

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.

PRIMARY CARE COORDINATOR

Diabetes WA is a leading not-for-profit health organisation, providing support, education and programs to thousands of Western Australians at risk of, or affected by, diabetes.  The team at Diabetes WA is a dynamic group of individuals, working within a caring and empowering culture, dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by the condition.

 

We are seeking a professional and experienced Primary Care professional to join the Diabetes WA’s Health Services division. Reporting to the Health Services Operations Manager you will be responsible for progressing Diabetes WA’s primary care strategy and establishing the new primary care support service.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Primary care stakeholder engagement to increase awareness of Diabetes WA’s services and to encourage the incorporation of these services into external primary care systems and pathways;
  • Coordinate and evaluate the Primary Care Support Service, including training and services to support quality diabetes management in the primary care space; and
  • Work with the Health Services Operations Manager to progress the primary care strategy, including project planning and budgeting, and implementing primary care and allied health partnerships.

 

This position is part-time approximately 3 days per week (0.6 FTE) with flexible hours considered for the right candidate. This role is contracted until 30th June 2019. We are offering a competitive annual salary of $70,000 (pro rata) plus 9.5% superannuation, with a broad range of salary sacrifice options available (dependent on your individual tax circumstances).

 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the health sector;
  • A minimum experience of 3 years working within the primary care setting;
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in health;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Experience in project management;
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Medicare, NDSS and PBS schemes;
  • Experience working in diabetes or other chronic conditions;
  • A patient-centred philosophy of care.

 

If you are a capable and enthusiastic health professional looking for a hands-on role within a supportive team environment, please email your resume and a cover letter to Sarah Thomas, Human Resources Coordinator at careers@diabeteswa.com.au by 5.00pm on Sunday 9th July 2017.

 

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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