- Adelaide > Glenside
- Job posted on: 10th Jan 2022
- Applications close:
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 and metropolitan South Australia, the Clinical Nurse Consultant for the Nightingale Program, 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 on our Dementia Australia website at the following link - 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 and meet the key selection criteria outlined below.
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.
Please complete this on line application form starting below. 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 Lynn Field at Lynn.Field@dementia.org.au, using the subject line: Clinical Nurse Consultant enquiry via EthicalJobs.