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16 nov. 2021 T1 Diams Diabetes Educator

T1 Diams, the NGO providing multidisciplinary support to people living with Type 1 diabetes in Mauritius and Rodrigues Island is looking for a dynamic Diabetes Educator on a full-time basis.

Main duties and responsibilities:
- On a daily basis, provide assistance over the phone, face to face or via e-communication systems to potential and current members, their families and the general public in matters concerning Type 1 diabetes or T1 Diams objectives, services and projects.
- To provide first level of psychological support to members and their families and to identify and stimulate further sources of support through peers and family sharing of experience.
- To schedule, confirm and monitor appointments for members requiring consultations with medical professionals (dialectologist, nutritionists/dieticians, clinical psychologists and optometrists, etc.) internal and external to T1 Diams.
- To educate on insulin therapy with adaptation of doses, rotation of injection sites and use of Glucagon.
- To participate in the yearly Diabetes Camps for children and adolescents and to carry out the educational & psychological activities scheduled.
- To help create awareness on type 1 diabetes to reduce taboos around this condition by delivering presentations and by representing T1 Diams on public awareness events.
- To train teachers and school staff on diabetes management (more specifically to empower teachers to perform the mid-day insulin injection for children on basal bolus regimen amongst others.)
- Set up and maintain paper and electronic filing systems for records, correspondence, and other material in the medical domain.
- Work in collaboration with T1 Diams', psychotherapist, doctors, dietician and other health professionals to ensure a multidisciplinary approach.
- Participate actively in all activities organized by the NGO.

Profile of ideal candidate:
- People oriented approach
- Excellent communication, analytic and listening skills
- Respect, empathy and discretion
- Proactive and self-directed person
- Openness and while being non-judgmental
- Ability to adapt to all social strata and environment
- Fluent in Creole, French and English
- Willing to work during weekends and after office hours
- Good field work experience
- Ability to work in teams

Qualifications
- Degree in any science subject, Nutrition or a diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution with at least 2 years of experience in a similar post.
- Knowledge and experience in Type 1 Diabetes will be an advantage.
- Knowledge of computer tools such as email; Microsoft Word and Excel.

Application Mode Please send your CV and a Motivational Letter to the email address: recruit@t1diams.org by latest 1 December 2021.

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