UWA Medical School
Dementia Training Australia (DTA)
- Facilitate Dementia Training Australia’s Medication Management Consultancy to reduce antipsychotic usage in residential aged care, in line with the new Aged Care Standards
- Level 7, part-time (0.4 FTE) appointment on fixed term basis to 30 June 2020
- Salary range: $86,801 to $96,427 pro rata plus 9.5% superannuation
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.
About Dementia Training Australia
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is responsible for the translation of contemporary knowledge regarding dementia care through the development and delivery of training resources to the aged care workforce. DTA is a collaboration between four Australian universities and Dementia Australia, and is led by the University of Wollongong. Auspiced by the University of Western Australia’s Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing, DTA (UWA) forms a key linkage between research and industry.
About the opportunity
Reporting to the Manager for Dementia Training Australia, you will facilitate the development and delivery of DTA training and resources, with a particular emphasis on medication management activities.
With relevant tertiary qualifications, preferably an undergraduate or postgraduate pharmacy degree, you will have extensive relevant project management experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills with cross-cultural sensitivity and the ability to prepare high level reports and papers for publication. You will also have excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple and often competing tasks to meet deadlines, demonstrate experience working with multidisciplinary health professional teams in aged care environments and have an ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team.
Note: Occasional interstate travel after hours’ work may be required.
Closing date: Wednesday, 4 September 2019
This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.
Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.
Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the Position Description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.
Diversity and Inclusion
UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.
- We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
- UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).