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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

Health Promotion 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 health promotion professional to join the Operations team in the Health Services division. Reporting to the Health Services Operations Manager you will be responsible for maintaining existing prevention programs and initiatives, and for identifying and securing opportunities for future prevention programs.

 

This position is full-time with flexible hours considered for the right candidate. We are offering a competitive salary with a broad range of salary sacrifice options available (dependent on your individual tax circumstances).

 

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Administer & project manage a range of existing Diabetes WA programs;
  • Contribute to operational plans from a diabetes prevention perspective aligning with Diabetes WA’s strategy;
  • Identify, investigate and pursue grant and re-current funding opportunities with existing and new stakeholders;
  • Develop competitive business cases, tenders and project plans;
  • Ensure the effective implementation and continuation of new programs and services.

 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • A minimum experience of 2 years working within health promotion;
  • Relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. Health Promotion, Business or Public Health);
  • Experience in researching, tendering, developing and delivering a range of preventative health programs or similar projects;
  • Excellent communication and project management skills;
  • Driver’s license or ability to travel for work purposes.

 

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 Wednesday 16th August 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.

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 currently seeking experienced Diabetes Educators to join our Diabetes Education team on a casual basis. Reporting to the Clinical Services Manager 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.

 

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;
  • RN registration (AHPRA) or 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 not, a demonstrated understanding of a client centred approach to diabetes education.

 

We are offering a competitive hourly rate of $51.90 per hour inclusive of casual loading, with a broad range of salary sacrifice options available (dependent on your individual tax circumstances).

 

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.

 

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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