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12 janv. 2022 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.

Broad responsibilities:
- 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.
- 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.
- Educate on insulin therapy with adaptation of doses, rotation of injection sites and use of Glucagon.
- 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.
- 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
- Ability to adapt to all social strata and environment
- Fluent in Creole, French and English
- Willing to work during weekends and after office hours
- Ability to work in teams
- Understanding of NGO dynamics

- 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: by latest 31st January 2022.

Kindly note that only candidates who are short-listed and invited for interview will be notified and that T1 Diams reserves the right to withdraw an offer of employment.

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