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Credentialed Diabetes Educator - Sunrise Health Service - Katherine

Northern Territory PHN
  • Are you a passionate Credentialed Diabetes Educator?
  • Would you like an opportunity to showcase your experience?
  • Can you see yourself immersed in a Remote Aboriginal Health Service?

This is your opportunity!

Rural Workforce Agency Northern Territory (RWA NT) are partnering with Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (Sunrise) to find a Credentialed Diabetes Educator to work in and provide excellent healthcare to their remote communities. 

Sunrise is an independent community controlled health service that provides comprehensive primary health care services to nine remote health centres and to the 4000 people living in the Katherine East region. Health centres are located at Barunga, Manyallaluk, Wugularr, Bulman, Mataranka, Jilkminggan, Minyerri, Ngukurr and Urapunga.

As the successful Credentialed Diabetes Educator, you will be able to provide services to all Sunrise clinics and communities for individual and group services to diabetic patients and families. Being part of a passionate team of preventative and chronic disease health professionals, your role will be based in the wider Population Health Team that includes a range of other clinicians and programs You will travel regularly to the nine remote clinics, with some overnight stays required.

What do you need to apply?

  • Unrestricted working rights within Australia
  • AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner
  • Credentialing as a Diabetes Educator
  • Extensive professional experience in diabetes and chronic disease management
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principals of Aboriginal community controlled health services
  • Ability to practice in a sensitive and culturally safe manner in a remote Aboriginal Community
  • Diabetes education training highly regarded
  • Current Criminal History check
  • Current Working with Children (Ochre Card)
  • Manual Driver’s License with 4WD drive skills

Please note: 

  • The successful candidate must be willing to travel in light aircraft or four wheel drive and stay overnight in the Sunrise Health Service remote communities, as required
  • Candidates are required to address the selection criteria by providing a cover letter with their application to be considered for this role

For more detailed information, please see the position description.

What's in it for you?

  • Salary range $92,843 ‐ $110,729
  • Salary sacrificing of up to $15,899
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Relocation options available
  • Work with a dedicated and like minded team
  • Katherine based with remote community travel
  • Have a work/life balance to enjoy the Katherine and surrounding scenic attractions

Are you passionate, adventurous and looking for a new challenge? We want to hear from you!

APPLY TODAY by clicking the “APPLY NOW” link

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Barbara on 08 8982 1010 for further information.

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