Director Dementia Learning Centre

  • Alzheimers NZ
  • Hybrid
  • Apr 30, 2024
Part-Time Health Care and Medical

Job Description

Alzheimers NZ is a lead organisation at a national level representing people living with dementia mate wareware.  Nationally we focus on raising awareness of dementia mate wareware, supporting people to live well, and advocating for more and better services. We also support local Alzheimers organisations around Aotearoa NZ.

We are a hard-working, friendly team on the lookout for someone to lead and manage our Dementia Learning Centre. The Centre delivers professional, credible and leading - edge education programmes to transform attitudes and enhance knowledge and understanding of dementia mate wareware within the sector, including health professionals, and across the wider community.

It’s an exciting time to join our Dementia Learning Centre which aims are to:

·         lift knowledge and understanding about dementia;

·         drive improvements in quality of care and support offered by providers of primary care; services, hospitals, residential and home care sectors; and

·         enhance continuous learning and development in the sector.

On top of this, we offer:

·         Flexible working options

·         Great team culture and support

·         Opportunity to work with a well-established not-for-profit

We’re looking for an all-rounder who can hit the ground running, build trusted relationships and find pragmatic solutions. We value proven experience, creative thinking and great communication skills.

This is a part-time position (2 to 3 days/week) and will suit someone who is proactive and productive, and who thrives on working in a fast-paced, team-focused way. Proven experience developing, delivering and evaluating adult education programs, preferably in the field of healthcare or dementia care is essential. An understanding of not-for-profit organisations is an advantage but not essential.

Organisation

Alzheimers NZ

Job Summary

Lead Alzheimers NZ’s leading-edge Dementia Learning Centre to deliver education programmes to transform attitudes and enhance knowledge and understanding of dementia mate wareware

Salary

To be confirmed once hours agreed

How to apply

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you about why your experience is relevant to our role. Please send a cover letter and CV to catherine.hall@alzheimers.org.nz. Applications close 5pm Friday 24 May.

Sector

Not for Profit

Cause (Sustainable Development Goals)

Good Health and Wellbeing