Careers at Diabetes Queensland

Current Vacancies


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Diabetes is the world's fastest growing condition. Diabetes Queensland employs over 80 staff dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk, through advocacy, support and education in partnership with Queensland community.


Diabetes Queensland provides careers across a wide range of business areas.


How to apply for a vacancy at Diabetes QLD

Preparing Your Application

The advertisement and job description will describe the key aspects of the position and the skills required to effectively perform the job. 


Your application should consist of three things:


1. Cover letter. Include the position title and number in your letter.

2. Document addressing the Key Selection Criteria. Include the main selection criteria headings and provide one or two paragraphs summarising your relevant skills and experiences to address the criteria categories. The selection criteria are listed in each position description. Alternatively, contact People and Culture on 07 3506 0943.

3. Resume.  Ensure all details are current and include:

  • Personal contact details, including daytime phone number.
  • Relevant qualifications and training
  • Employment history, including organisations, dates of employment, your position title and responsibilities
  • Details of any relevant voluntary work


Lodgement of Application

Applications may be lodged as specified in the advertisement.


Review of Applications 

Following the closing date, all applications will be passed to the selection panel and a shortlist of applicants for interview will be agreed. The selection process is based on how well each candidate meets the advertised selection criteria, the background of each applicant and a 'best fit' with Diabetes Queensland's culture and values.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone and interview times agreed. This should usually happen within two weeks of the closing date. If you are not successful in gaining an interview, you will not be notified. All shortlisted applicants will be notified by email on completion of interviews.



All short listed applicants will be asked a similar set of questions which are derived from the selection criteria. Selection of the successful applicant is based on the written application, responses to questions at interview and referee reports.


Further Information

If you require further information about the position or salary, please email or call 07 3506 0943