Dementia Educator- Walking in Another's Shoes | Greymouth
West Coast District Health Board (Greymouth/Westport)
Greymouth
9h ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs
  • Part time (0.6FTE) permanent position
  • Registered health professional with a background in dementia
  • Experience in clinical teaching / education
  • Eharataku toa i te toa takitahi, engari, he toa takitini

    Mystrength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many

    What you ll do with your time

    The main aim of thisposition is to assistservices and staff that work with people with dementia to move towards more Dementia Friendly modelsof care and health environments.

    Are you a registered health professional with a backgroundin dementia? Join our team on the West Coast where you will work in conjunctionwith the South Island Walking in Another s Shoes Coordinator, and you will beresponsible for the implementation of the programme on the West Coast.

    In thisrole you will :

  • Deliver appropriate training / education to our staff in person centred dementia care
  • Provide regular workplace visits across the West Coast region
  • Act as a resource and role model in clinical experience
  • Provide evaluation data to the National Walking in Another s Shoes Office in Canterbury
  • You will have a currentAPC and at least two years experience in a field thatincludes working with people living with dementia.

    A passion for great person-centre care, excellentinterpersonal skills and ability to motivate and support behavioural changewithin complex environments is a must, alongside demonstrated clinical teachingskills.

    This is a 0.6FTE permanentrole based in Greymouth, with travel required across the West Coast region, and at times toCanterbury.

    What we are about

    We are a unique regionlike no other in New Zealand, with aclose-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

    As anorganisation we are committed to help you grow as a leader in rural health witha continued focus on your career development.

    Why us

    This isn t a job for just anyone. Joining us means sharing our goalsand values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek tobecome a centre of excellence in rural health care.

    We offer competitivebenefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidateswho will join us in our mission.

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