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Specialist Educator – Dementia Care

Posted 7 months ago

  • Healthcare & Medicine
  • Nurse / Midwive
  • NSW Other
  • Permanent / Full Time

The Opportunity
  
Welfare Recruitment Solutions have partnered with a highly respected industry leader to assist in the recruitment of Dementia Educators in building further knowledge and insight in understanding responsive behaviours in persons living with dementia. The role could be full time or 4 days/week, Monday-Friday.
 
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

A new and exciting opportunity has become available in the Central Coast region to play a pivotal role in building capacity and enabling carers to better manage and respond to concerning behaviours in persons living with dementia.

As a Specialist Educator your focus will be to provide carer strategies through education and support to advance carer knowledge in best practice and person-centred dementia care.

This is a great opportunity to both empower and support carers in furthering their knowledge that will allow them to both recognise and implement their own person centred best practice behavioural management strategies.   

This is a great opportunity to further your own knowledge learning from latest research and leading educators in evidence based dementia care.

A very meaningful and personally rewarding opportunity awaits you knowing that you have have empowered and provided invaluable support to both carers and families and a higher quality of living for people living with dementia.

The Candidate

You will have a background in aged care and looking for an opportunity to specialise in dementia education.  You are passionate about person centred approach in dementia care and would thrive in a role knowing that you are furthering knowledge and insight in understanding responsive behaviours that will lead to higher quality care. You will have:

  • Prior experience as an Educator/Trainer/Teacher along with skills in developing learning resources
  • Natural leadership, strong communication and mentoring skills
  • Highly empathetic and warm nature who can build rapport with ease

If you currently hold Certificate IV TAE40116 or have prior TAE40110 qualifications these will be highly desirable along with any prior experience providing dementia education or aged care training.  In addition, current AHPRA registration is also highly desirable however not essential.

NFP salary packaging employer with a highly competitive salary on offer. You will additionally have access to your own continuous education and learning along with great network of like-minded peers, leaders and experts in dementia care

 

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

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