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Position Details
Reference Number 91213
Position Title Registered Nurse - Diabetes Educator
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Central Coast Local Health District
Geographical Location Gosford
Advertised Award/Classification Registered Nurse
Salary $1,039.40 - $1,459.60
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position


This position of "RN Diabetes Educator" will work within the Ongoing and Complex Care Multidisciplinary Team, in the Primary and Community Care directorate of Central Coast Local Health District. The Diabetes Educator will provide best practice, evidence based care for all patients in the community with or at risk of diabetes. Furthermore, expert advice will be provided to carers and health care professionals as required to ensure that people with diabetes have a good quality of life. 


Central Coast Local Health District, Gosford offers an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to work in a comprehensive “Best-Practice" diabetes education service.  It is a unique opportunity to develop and expand your broad diabetes knowledge within our integrated Multi-disciplinary Team, whilst providing services in both the hospital and community settings. 

  • Applications invited from Registered Nurses with suitable qualifications and experience for employment as a Diabetes Educator.
  • Registered Nurse/Diabetes Educator (as per Public Health System Nurses’ & Midwives’ (State) Award).
  • Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and ADEA Credentialed, or willingness to work towards.
  • Contributing to the provision of a comprehensive diabetes education service in the Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD).
  • Full-time, permanent position.
  • Salary packaging available
  • Contact: Brett Fenton, Nurse Unit Manager 02 4320 3321, or email: bfenton@nsccahs.health.nsw.gov.au  for more information and application package.

Applicants selected for interview must complete relevant pre-employment checks and provide proof of identification.

Selection Criteria Registration with AHPRA as Registered Nurse Division 1 with recent clinical nursing experience in Diabetes education.

Completed or working towards Grad cert in Diabetes Education. Can demonstrate experience providing diabetes education and promoting patient self-management.

Credentialed Diabetes educator or intending on working towards same.

Demonstrated ability to work independently, have exceptional interpersonal skills, and work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients/patients, carers, other care providers including specialists, LMO’s, and hospital clinicians as well as other team members.

Evidence of personal time management capabilities and effective problem solving and negotiation skills.

Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft computer applications and medical software programs.

Current drivers licence.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Brett Fenton
Contact Number 0243203321
Contact Email bfenton@nsccahs.health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 15/08/2012
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view