Dementia Advisor

Job Description

  • $44.81 per hour + company vehicle
  • Part time (Term Appointment)

Your Role

As a Dementia Advisor you'll be supporting the most important people in our organisation - our clients. 

Your tasks will include:

  • Providing person centered dementia advice to people living with dementia at home and their carers
  • Providing a high level of assessment, behavioural analysis, goal planning and enabling strategies verbally and in written reports
  • Care co-ordination and referrals to local support services
  • Evaluating the effects of support provided through planned reviews
  • Contributing to service planning, management and reporting tasks
  • Marketing and networking with community groups and individuals
  • Delivering dementia education packages to the community and service provider.

Your Attributes

We're looking for a person who has what it takes to make a difference in our clients' lives.

You have:

  • A positive attitude towards health and wellbeing
  • Creative problem solving approach
  • Great organisation and time management
  • Quality completion of documentation

How You'll Benefit

You'll become part of the Ozcare family, and in addition to the training and support that you would expect, you will also receive:

  • 5 weeks annual leave as standard
  • Annual leave loading
  • Optional salary packaging, meal entertainment cards, and novated leases
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Uniform and laundry allowance
  • Fully Maintained Marked Vehicle 
  • Employee Assistance Program

Role Requirements

  • Be vaccinated (and maintain up-to-date vaccinations) against Influenza and Covid-19
  • Current Police Screening Certificate
  • Current Queensland driver's licence
  • Tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent experience in a health related field with dementia specific qualifications to be highly regarded
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or working towards this qualification
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery and management of community-based dementia services and care
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificates