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Clinical Nurse Consultant - Specialisted Support Services

Job posted: 03/05/2024
Applications close: 31/05/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training, Nursing

Reference: 18996

Reference: 18996

Occupation: Education and Training, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

About the Role

Grampians Health Ballarat Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) and Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC PYP) provides Allied Health, Nursing and Centre Based Social and Respite Groups for people to assist them to remain living at home and in their community.  This new role is an exciting opportunity to develop a nursing service with a focus on memory support, and to join our multidisciplinary CHSP and HACC PYP teams. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide specialist and holistic care to clients and their carers living in the community in relation to their:
    • mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
    • dementia
    • other cognitive changes impacting function
    • chronic and complex needs
  • Act as a resource person and provide education on management of behavioural & psychosocial symptoms of cognitive change to clients, carers & colleagues.
  • Clinical assessments for Centre Based Groups and Cottage Respite

Skills & Experience

  • Registered Nurse Division 1 with AHPRA and hold a current practicing certificate.
  • Post Graduate qualifications in a relevant field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or experience in contemporary nursing working with older people, people with dementia and people with complex needs.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with all levels of management, staff, and the community

Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements 
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Ballarat Region
Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Fiona Sheehan, GH Team Leader CHSP and HACC PYP, on 0448 489 320 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Clinical Nurse Consultant - Specialisted Support Services

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Fiona Sheehan - 0407952155
fiona.sheehan@gh.org.au

Clinical Nurse Consultant - Specialisted Support Services