Registered Nurse – Diabetes Educator

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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time until October 2020
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ123183
Location: Newcastle Community Health Service

The Greater Newcastle Diabetes Service is located at the Newcastle Community Health Centre in Newcastle West. Education services are also provided for patients with diabetes (type 1, 2 and gestational), their carers’ and support people, across multiple sites in the community, including the John Hunter Outpatient department.


The service is dynamic and responsive to the changing needs of the patients within our service area. Patients, carers, support people are provided with individualised excellent patient care within a community health environment to maximise the health outcomes for the patient. The service also provides education to health care professionals and external service providers who care for people with diabetes.


You will have the opportunity to be a part of multi-disciplinary team to provide assessment and individual and group education to assist patients to improve and self-manage their diabetes, and to provide consultation and information to other clinicians, as required, to facilitate the management and care of patients with diabetes. This is achieved through activities directed by the Service Manager, GNS Diabetes, and through tasks identified by the Diabetes Clinical Stream and the Hunter Alliance Diabetes Workstream.


The Greater Newcastle Sector Diabetes Service is looking for an experienced registered nurse with enthusiasm, who has excellent skills in managing patients with diabetes, good written and verbal communication skills, the ability to provide clinical support to internal and external staff through mentoring and education presentations and a comprehensive knowledge of current diabetes management strategies.

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary part time vacancies.

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If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy


Selection Criteria

Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.  For assistance with selection criteria, please visit:


Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.   


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Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt . Find out more information by contacting Prosperity Salary Packaging via email at or on (02) 4907 7200 or 1300 761 388.


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Applications Close: 22 September 2019

NSW Health
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Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Phone: +61 2 9391 9000

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16 September 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales Newcastle
Salary: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour AUD per year
Work type:
Part time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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