About the role:
ANGLICARE is looking for a highly qualified and experienced health/aged care professional in dementia care to help form our strategic planning and oversee the implementation of a range of dementia care initiatives in aged care. The Manager will lead the ongoing change program within ANGLICARE’s model of care – Rhythm of Life for all aspects of dementia care.
Identifying the need for change, innovation and implementing best practice on an ongoing basis will be critical to the role. A senior corporate role, reporting to the General Manager Quality and Services Support, will be responsible for quality, compliance, innovation, implementation of best practice and monitoring of outcomes across the varied aged care settings in relation to Dementia Care.
The successful applicant will be working closely with subject matter experts, allied health professionals and clinical nurse consultants in dementia and palliative care as well as connecting with our Research Unit and Learning and Development and Quality and Compliance departments. Establishing relationships with Managers and Care Managers across our homes will be critical to ensure a multidisciplinary approach to the implementation of the dementia care strategy and model of care.
Skills, knowledge and experience needed:
- Professional (tertiary qualified) relevant health or aged care related degree
- Post-Graduate qualifications in dementia
- Aged care experience is essential
- Demonstrable success in leadership and change management is desired.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, communication and the ability to model teamwork are essential.
As a Christian organisation ANGLICARE values the integration of Pastoral Care into our daily work which is a major aspect of the spirituality and lifestyle aspects of dementia care. The successful applicant would need to demonstrate a commitment to the ANGLICARE values.
We seek a person who is energetic, enthusiastic and committed to providing best practice care and support to our residents, families and other staff members. ANGLICARE is fully supportive of assisting with ongoing development of skills and knowledge.