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Dementia Advisor | Permanent Part-time | Central Coast

  • Gosford, NSW, Australia, 2250
  • Permanent Part-Time
  • Are you an experienced Advisor passionate about clients living with dementia?
  • Join a supportive professional team to assist in your career growth
  • Competitive financial benefits including salary packaging

About the role

As a Dementia Advisor with BaptistCare at home, you will be responsible for the provision of information and support to clients living with dementia and their families/carers. You will also advice to BaptistCare at home employees and other service providers to support them to deliver person-centred, quality care to clients living with dementia.

About the Team:

We believe in discovering what’s possible in peoples’ lives and empowering them to live well. Our unique Well-Living® approach to care enables our clients to live their best possible lives at home, where they’re surrounded by the people, community and memories they love most. Together as a team we help people feel loved, valued and respected.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:       

  • Providing information about dementia, available services and resources to people living  with dementia, their families and carers
  • Using the Well-Living approach to develop individualised care plans that reflect the client’s needs, goals, preferences, and promote independence
  • Equipping clients, families and carers with the information they require to exercise autonomy and make informed decisions about their care and services
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Qualifications, Skills & Competencies Required:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Aged Care/Dementia Practice or equivalent qualification, or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Experience providing support to, and advice about dementia to people living with dementia, their family and carers
  • Experience in the provision of counselling and other support activities 
  • Experience delivering client and staff education
  • Comprehensive knowledge about dementia, including key features and potential implications trajectory
  • Innovative service provision and ability to facilitate and drive change
  • Demonstrated ability to network and consult with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated computer literacy and willingness to utilise required software

What's in it for you?

  • We empower our staff by offering flexible working hours
  • Access to in-house learning and development programs
  • Competitive financial benefits including salary packaging with tax free component
  • Stability working for a longstanding industry-leading provider

We love what we do and the communities we help. With us you can deliver life transforming care, create a career you’ll love, and join a team who make a difference. Apply now!

Successful applications will be subject to a police background check via our online police check system.

How can we help?

Our team is availble Monday to Friday, from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

BaptistCare NSW/ACT corporate office, Norwest Business Park, PO Box 7626 Baulkham Hills NSW 2153, Australia