16 Mar, 2020

Diabetes Educator

$103,067 - $110,729 yearly
  • Employment Office
  • Katherine NT, Australia
Full time Aboriginal Health Registered Nurse Clinical Coodinator Counsellor Education Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

About the Organisation 

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (SHS) is a community controlled Health Organisation.

The SHS approach involves community people taking part in controlling their own health. Everything from financial management and governance, staff selection and service delivery priorities are directed by the organisation's Aboriginal Board and Community Health Committees.

About the Opportunity

Sunrise Health Service is currently seeking a qualified Diabetes Educator to join their team in Katherine, NT on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Dietitian/Nutritionist Cluster Leader, you will be part of a multidisciplinary team that includes dieticians, exercise physiologists and health promotion officers. All team members travel regularly to the nine remote clinic sites, which are all located in remote communities in the eastern Katherine region of the NT. Although this role will be clinically based, it will have a strong focus on interactive community engagement and proactive health promotion. 

Your day-to-day duties will include (but not be limited to): 

  • Collaborating with, and coordinating health-centre and specialist staff to ensure the delivery of appropriate care to patients for diabetes and associated conditions.
  • Provide clinical leadership to other health professionals including Remote Area Nurses (RANs), Aboriginal Health Practitioners, medical and allied health professional staff in the area of diabetes management.
  • Promote a multidisciplinary team approach to decision making and care provided.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to use your skills and experience in diabetes management to provide much-needed education and clinical support in a remote Aboriginal community setting. 

In order to attract and keep the right candidate, a highly competitive remuneration package is on offer, circa $103,067-$110,729 plus super, negotiable with skills and experience. You will also have access to great additional benefits including:

  • Salary sacrificing options of up to $15,900 per annum
  • Relocation assistance (negotiable)
  • 6 weeks of annual leave 
  • A further 2 weeks of annual study leave 
  • Laptop and Phone

Working at SHS and living in the Katherine region has lifestyle benefits that are unique to the Northern Territory. With the Katherine Gorge on your doorstep and an incredible outdoor lifestyle on offer, combined with some of the best fishing in the world, the Northern Territory is the place to be to make the most of life’s adventures.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a dedicated team in producing improved health outcomes for the community – Apply Now!


$103,067-$110,729 + super & relocation assistance!


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Reference or Job Identity Number


Name of Contact Person

Mark Davey

Telephone Number of Contact Person

07 3330 2543

Contact Address

265 Coronation Dr

Closing Date for Applications


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