Dementia Specialist – Melbourne

Posted 4 weeks ago

The Opportunity             

Welfare Recruitment Solutions has partnered with a highly respected industry leader to assist in the further recruitment of a number of Dementia Specialists who are living North and Eastern Melbourne.

The opportunity further offers

  • Highly supportive peer network of other talented Dementia Specialists combined with great leadership  
  • Access to ongoing learning in latest evidence-based dementia care growing your own knowledge and expertise
  • Very competitive salary commensurate with experience that offers $15.9K NFP packaging benefits (Circa $102-105k + Super + NFP Salary packaging)


The Role

Taking a person centred care approach you will provide a face to face assessment service for persons living with dementia that are showing a responsive behaviour ensuring that their care services and needs are met.  You will have a warm, engaging and collaborative approach where you will look to understand their dementia journey so far and context of the change in behaviour whether it related to a psychosocial need or other needs or triggers within their environment that might be contributing to the onset of a change.

This is a personally rewarding opportunity where you advocate on behalf of the person living with dementia ensuring an improved quality of living and that further care and support is responsive to their individual and diverse needs through your recommendations, behavioural management strategies and practical interventions. This is also a wonderful opportunity to provide further knowledge insight in educating family members, upskilling carers and others involved in their care in how to successfully identify and manage behavioural psychosocial symptoms of dementia when you are not there.  

The opportunity looks to align assessments to where you live and we are looking for further Dementia Specialists who are up for a new challenge for 2024 to join the growing Victoria team. The position additionally offers autonomy and flexibility on assessment days where you travel to and from assessments from home where you are able to provide further support and a greater reach to persons living with dementia.

  
The Candidate

  • Strong aged care experience working closely with persons living with dementia in residential care, community or acute/sub-acute settings.
  • Experience working in a Senior Nurse/Lead, Clinical Care Manager, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Diversional Therapist or other dementia specialised roles like a Dementia CNC. 
  • Alternatively, you may currently work in an ACAT/AN-ACC Assessor, Aged Care Management or as an Educator and would really enjoy making a more meaningful difference assessing and advocating for persons living with dementia at different stages of their journey.   
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of different types of dementia, experience in successfully managing BPSD and astute in identifying triggers and unmet needs.
  • Further qualifications currently studying or completed in Dementia Care, Gerontology or Health & Ageing will be very highly regarded. Alternatively, you may be an avid self-learner in all things dementia care or in addition to your experience have a lot of learned dementia knowledge through courses, training and professional development.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work with talented dementia experts and educators, within a highly supportive environment and learn from the best! 

Please call Ed on 0406 664 779 for a confidential discussion to discuss your background and suitability for the position if you are not sure or to find out more.

Alternatively email your CV or enquiry to edward@welfarers.com.au

Dementia Specialist – North Melbourne

Posted 3 months ago

The Opportunity             

Welfare Recruitment Solutions has partnered with a highly respected industry leader to assist in the further recruitment of a number of Dementia Specialists who are living North and Eastern Melbourne.

The opportunity further offers

  • Highly supportive peer network of other talented Dementia Specialists combined with great leadership  
  • Access to ongoing learning in latest evidence-based dementia care growing your own knowledge and expertise
  • Very competitive salary commensurate with experience that offers $15.9K NFP packaging benefits (Circa $102-105k + Super + NFP Salary packaging)


The Role

Taking a person centred care approach you will provide a face to face assessment service for persons living with dementia that are showing a responsive behaviour ensuring that their care services and needs are met.  You will have a warm, engaging and collaborative approach where you will look to understand their dementia journey so far and context of the change in behaviour whether it related to a psychosocial need or other needs or triggers within their environment that might be contributing to the onset of a change.

This is a personally rewarding opportunity where you advocate on behalf of the person living with dementia ensuring an improved quality of living and that further care and support is responsive to their individual and diverse needs through your recommendations, behavioural management strategies and practical interventions. This is also a wonderful opportunity to provide further knowledge insight in educating family members, upskilling carers and others involved in their care in how to successfully identify and manage behavioural psychosocial symptoms of dementia when you are not there.  

The opportunity looks to align assessments to where you live and we are looking for further Dementia Specialists who are up for a new challenge for 2024 to join the growing Victoria team. The position additionally offers autonomy and flexibility on assessment days where you travel to and from assessments from home where you are able to provide further support and a greater reach to persons living with dementia.

  
The Candidate

  • Strong aged care experience working closely with persons living with dementia in residential care, community or acute/sub-acute settings.
  • Experience working in a Senior Nurse/Lead, Clinical Care Manager, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Diversional Therapist or other dementia specialised roles like a Dementia CNC. 
  • Alternatively, you may currently work in an ACAT/AN-ACC Assessor, Aged Care Management or as an Educator and would really enjoy making a more meaningful difference assessing and advocating for persons living with dementia at different stages of their journey.   
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of different types of dementia, experience in successfully managing BPSD and astute in identifying triggers and unmet needs.
  • Further qualifications currently studying or completed in Dementia Care, Gerontology or Health & Ageing will be very highly regarded. Alternatively, you may be an avid self-learner in all things dementia care or in addition to your experience have a lot of learned dementia knowledge through courses, training and professional development.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work with talented dementia experts and educators, within a highly supportive environment and learn from the best! 

Please call Ed on 0406 664 779 for a confidential discussion to discuss your background and suitability for the position if you are not sure or to find out more.

Alternatively email your CV or enquiry to edward@welfarers.com.au

Dementia Specialist – North Melbourne

Posted 6 months ago

The Opportunity             

Welfare Recruitment Solutions has partnered with a highly respected industry leader to assist in the further recruitment of a number of Dementia Specialists who are living North and Eastern Melbourne.

The opportunity further offers

  • Highly supportive peer network of other talented Dementia Specialists combined with great leadership  
  • Access to ongoing learning in latest evidence-based dementia care growing your own knowledge and expertise
  • Very competitive salary commensurate with experience that offers $15.9K NFP packaging benefits (Circa $102-105k + Super + NFP Salary packaging)


The Role

Taking a person centred care approach you will provide a face to face assessment service for persons living with dementia that are showing a responsive behaviour ensuring that their care services and needs are met.  You will have a warm, engaging and collaborative approach where you will look to understand their dementia journey so far and context of the change in behaviour whether it related to a psychosocial need or other needs or triggers within their environment that might be contributing to the onset of a change.

This is a personally rewarding opportunity where you advocate on behalf of the person living with dementia ensuring an improved quality of living and that further care and support is responsive to their individual and diverse needs through your recommendations, behavioural management strategies and practical interventions. This is also a wonderful opportunity to provide further knowledge insight in educating family members, upskilling carers and others involved in their care in how to successfully identify and manage behavioural psychosocial symptoms of dementia when you are not there.  

The opportunity looks to align assessments to where you live and we are looking for further Dementia Specialists who are up for a new challenge for 2024 to join the growing Victoria team. The position additionally offers autonomy and flexibility on assessment days where you travel to and from assessments from home where you are able to provide further support and a greater reach to persons living with dementia.

  
The Candidate

  • Strong aged care experience working closely with persons living with dementia in residential care, community or acute/sub-acute settings.
  • Experience working in a Senior Nurse/Lead, Clinical Care Manager, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Diversional Therapist or other dementia specialised roles like a Dementia CNC. 
  • Alternatively, you may currently work in an ACAT/AN-ACC Assessor, Aged Care Management or as an Educator and would really enjoy making a more meaningful difference assessing and advocating for persons living with dementia at different stages of their journey.   
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of different types of dementia, experience in successfully managing BPSD and astute in identifying triggers and unmet needs.
  • Further qualifications currently studying or completed in Dementia Care, Gerontology or Health & Ageing will be very highly regarded. Alternatively, you may be an avid self-learner in all things dementia care or in addition to your experience have a lot of learned dementia knowledge through courses, training and professional development.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work with talented dementia experts and educators, within a highly supportive environment and learn from the best! 

Please call Ed on 0406 664 779 for a confidential discussion to discuss your background and suitability for the position if you are not sure or to find out more.

Alternatively email your CV or enquiry to edward@welfarers.com.au

Dementia Care Specialists – Melbourne

Posted 2 years ago

The Opportunity

Welfare Recruitment Solutions is assisting with the recruitment of Dementia Care Specialists across Melbourne to provide face to face assessment services with persons living with dementia and their families.

  
The Role
  
You understand that dementia care is a person-centred approach presenting complex and unique challenges and through your strong experience and knowledge in dementia you will provide assessment services in line with best practice care.

Through this knowledge you will provide a face to face assessment service with persons living with dementia and their families in identifying factors that might be contributing to concerning cognitive behavioural changes.  
  
This is a great opportunity to guide, educate and support families and clinicians through your recommendations and follow-up/case manage to ensure that the strategies you recommend are successful.
  
 
The Candidate

To be considered for this position you will need to demonstrate:

  • Prior assessment experience either in a senior nursing, occupational therapy, speech pathology, or physiotherapy role within aged care working very closely with persons living with dementia.  You may be working in residential care, be community based, working for government health service or in an acute setting, GEM Unit/Older Persons Mental Health where you have been involved in assessing BPSD.  Alternatively, you might be working as an ACAT Assessor or as a Senior Diversional Therapist where you have gained strong knowledge and experience across different dementia diagnoses and understanding of the complex needs of dementia care.
  • Additional dementia behavioural management training or currently studying/completed Post Grad qualifications in Dementia Care/Gerontology/Ageing will be highly regarded.

If you are passionate about person centred dementia care providing the highest quality of life outcomes, looking for an opportunity to specialise and work in a highly supportive environment with a strong professional development culture then you next opportunity awaits!

Flexible work arrangement on assessment days and phone and laptop provided.  NFP salary packaging employer.
  
For a confidential discussion please call Ed on 0406 664 779 or make initial contact via edward@welfarers.com.au or alternatively send through your resume directly via email or click apply.

HR Administrator

Posted 2 years ago

Client
Welfare Recruitment Solutions have partnered with a very well respected NFP Organisation that support vulnerable children and families across Australia to assist in the recruitment of a HR Administrator on a temporary basis initially for 2 months working 4 or 5 days/week. The role could be based out of any of a number of Melbourne offices and also working from home.
 
Role
This position is responsible for assisting the HR team with onboarding of candidates, collating documentation, organising police checks, issuing contracts, advertising positions, monitoring their HR Inbox and any other duties as required.

Criteria
As the successful candidate, you will have:
  • Previous HR administration experience
  • The ability to pick things up quickly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to keep sensitive information confidential.
  • Must be approachable and helpful
Further Info
In return, you will be offered a casual hourly rate in the region of $49-51 + super.
To find out more about the role please call Ed on 0406 664 779 or send your CV to Edward@welfarers.com.au or click apply now to send through your CV.