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Dementia Consultant - Darwin

  • 492936
  • Darwin
  • Consulting
  • Maximum Term Full Time
  • Closing at: Dec 31 2021 at 23:55 ACST
  • 6 weeks’ annual leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive remuneration / Long-term contracts available until end of June 2025

 

Are you passionate about improving the quality of life for people living with Dementia?  At HammondCare you can be part of the solution.  We are looking for Dementia Consultants in Darwin, NT.

 

The role is a long-term full-time opportunity until June 2025 and involves providing knowledge, skill and advice on matters relating to excellent dementia care in both clinical and non-clinical matters.

No two days are the same and the job will enable you to work with varied stakeholders, through different mediums and at different locations. 

 

As a Dementia Consultant, you will:

  • Provide dementia specific expert consulting and advisory services within and outside of HammondCare.
  • Delivery of the Dementia Support Australia (DSA) service, that includes assessment, case management, supporting, mentoring and modelling to reduce the impact of behaviours on people living with dementia, their carers and staff
  • Access current evidence-based guidance and knowledge ensure it is aligned with the Dementia Centre and utilise to inform all activities in the role.
  • Be part of the larger, national Dementia Centre Team. You are expected to participate, contribute and learn as part of the Dementia Centre team in team meetings, professional supervision and team activities.

 

To be successful in this role:

The main requirement for the role is prior experience creating person centric care plans for people living with Dementia. We would consider people from an Allied Health, Nursing, Aged Care or Mental Health backgrounds.

  • Expertise in supporting people living with dementia
  • Experience in Australian residential aged care
  • High level of communication and relationship building skills
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills relevant to the aged and dementia care context
  • A current Australian driver’s licence
  • Willingness to travel on occasions when needed, in line with demands.
  • Empathy and patience.

 

Benefits:

  • Flexible work arrangements – 1-2 days in the office, 3-4 days assessing clients. It would be ideal if you had the ability/set up at home for working from home days
  • We have referrals across Darwin and set the referrals to be as close to your home as possible
  • Competitive salaries
  • Accredited dementia specific training & career development opportunities
  • Corporate Benefits – Reduced Healthcare memberships, reduced gym memberships etc. Too many to list, but available on our website.

 

Imagine working for us:

Visualise working for an organisation whose sole focus is to improve quality of life for people in need and wake up knowing that you are going to make a difference today? Look no further!

HammondCare are the leaders in aged and dementia care, we seek to improve the quality of life for people in need through palliative care, rehabilitation and mental health services for older people.

 

For more info check out our website: www.hammond.com.au/careers

 

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