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HammondCare
NSW, Australia

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Specialised Dementia Advisors (SDA – Registered Nurses)


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Job ID:

23652

Location:

MIRANDA, NSW, Australia 

Category:

Associations/NFP's, Health Care/Nursing
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Job Views:

93

Employment Type:

Part time, Casual

Posted:

09.11.2018

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Job Description:

• Exciting casual and part time opportunities, including night shift.
• Join our team at our Miranda Residential site
• Play a vital role in our residents day to day life

HammondCare has exciting part-time opportunities for Registered Nurses passionate about caring for people living with Dementia. We call our Registered Nurses roles Specialist Dementia Advisors (SDA).

About HammondCare
HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that exists to improve quality of life for people in need.
 
We specialise in aged and dementia care, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health services for older people, and other related health and aged care services. HammondCare seeks to embed evidence based best practice in its services and we provide these services through home care, sub-acute hospitals and residential aged care. 
 
Bringing these health, hospital and aged care services together, HammondCare has been able to develop innovative, flexible care models designed to serve people with complex health or aged care needs, regardless of their circumstances. 
  
HammondCare works to provide its staff with support, career development opportunities, education, responsibility and recognition, work/life balance, and satisfying roles.

About the role
The role of Specialised Dementia Advisor works within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare and makes a significant contribution to the care delivery within the Miranda by advising and supporting the Specialised Dementia Carers (SDC’s) in providing care that is aligned with Hammond Care’s philosophy of care.

This role is a clinical support role. It is the expectation from HammondCare that this role is carried out within a consultative and advisory context rather than an authoritarian approach. The role has a level of professional accountability and responsibility in line with the registration requirements as a RN qualified and current registration with AHPRA.

The SDA is a core member of the residential team and works with both the management of the home and the SDCs to provide tailored and individualised responsive care for the resident.

The essence of this role:
• Advising and supporting the care delivery by the SDC’s.
• Educating and mentoring in clinical areas and processes
• Consultative in case management and clinical decision making
• Clinical oversight and professional competence as a Registered Nurse
• Implement and support a resident comfort focus.

About you
• Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
• RN qualified and current registration with AHPRA
• Strong administrative and computer skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Empathy and patience.

Why work for HammondCare?
• We are a Values driven, rapidly growing organisation
• Good work/life balance
• A supportive team environment
• Extensive training and development opportunities
• HammondCare has a career development framework designed to develop and support you in your role and provide career progression and opportunities.

Ready to make a change? Apply Now!
For an information pack, including the selection criteria, and details on how to apply, please click on the link below: www.hammond.com.au/careers

For any specific queries not addressed in the information pack, please contact Kathy Haigh on (02) 8513 2000.

Closing Date: 30 November 2018

All short listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check.




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