Dementia Australia is the national peak body and source of trusted information, education and services for the estimated half a million Australians living with dementia, and the almost 1.6 million people involved in their care. We advocate for positive change and support vital research. We are here to support people impacted by dementia, and to enable them to live as well as possible. Our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving our core purpose and strategic priorities.
Working across regional South Australia, the Clinical Nurse Consultant for the Nightingale Program (funded by Country SA PHN and The Rosemary Foundation for Memory Support), will work as a sole practitioner and be responsible for the provision of holistic nursing assessments, information, guidance, and support to enable people and their families to live well at advanced, palliative and end stage of dementia. This autonomous role will incorporate providing dementia and nursing specific education for professionals, raising awareness for the general public and capacity building with service providers.
You can find more information on the Nightingale Program at https://www.dementia.org.au/support/support-in-your-region/south-australia/nightingale-program
Reporting directly to the Team Leader, Client Services, you will also be responsible for:
To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication and presentation skills, be a true team player, willing to undertake intrastate overnight travel and meet the key selection criteria outlined below.
Key Selection Criteria:
In return, you will be offered a flexible and supportive work environment as well as a number of attractive staff benefits. You will be making a difference in the lives of people living with dementia, their families and friends.
You will be required to provide a cover letter outlining your response to the key selection criteria within the application process. You will also be requested to attach a copy of your resume. For specific role enquiries, please contact Nick Hoogland at Nick.Hoogland@dementia.org.au.
Please note, Applications that do not contain a covering letter that addresses each of the key selection criteria will not be considered.