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February

Dementia Care Specialist - Gold Coast

Welfare Recruitment Solutions - Mungindi, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Opportunity

Welfare Recruitment Solutions has been approached by a best practice industry leader to assist recruiting a Dementia Care Specialist who can provide assessment and behavioural management services for persons living with dementia and their families.

The Role

You will be responsible for providing dementia behavioural assessment services with regard to concerning and changing behaviours. This is a wonderful opportunity to be a dementia advocate further specialising in identifying triggers and unmet needs holistically taking into consideration physical well-being, psycho-social and environmental factors at play. In line with best practice dementia care you understand that behaviours are an important means of communication and with the aim to successfully recommend strategies so that the highest quality of life can be achieved. This is an incredibly rewarding opportunity where you will also work with other talented dementia specialists and educators learning and expanding your knowledge and experience further in a dedicated dementia role.

The Candidate

To be considered you will need to demonstrate:
Strong understanding of different dementia diagnoses, BPSD along with the ability to understand and identify triggers and unmet needs.
Experience conducting aged care cognitive assessments in residential, acute/sub-acute, community provider or government health service. You may have worked at a senior nursing level or other therapeutic role as an Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist or have an extensive background in Diversional Therapy working with older persons particularly those living with dementia.
Additional qualifications either studying towards or completed a Diploma through to Masters of Dementia Care or Gerontology will be very highly regarded
There is a flexible working from home arrangement on offer and all applicants based in the Gold Coast region or South of Brisbane are encouraged to apply. If anyone is considering relocating to the region from another state or territory we would be open to hearing from you.

This is a full-time opportunity however a 0.8FTE will be considered for a highly experienced and qualified applicant. There is NFP tax-free salary packaging of $15,900 p.a. with additional phone, laptop, car allowance.

For a confidential discussion please call Michelle on 0401 278 393 or reach out via michelle@welfarers.com.au to find out more.

Mungindi, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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