National Communications Manager, Dementia Training Australia

Wollongong, Illawarra, Australia
$76,180 - $94,569
28 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time


  • Fixed Term, Part Time, 0.50 FTE (until 30 June 2019) Appointment

The University of Wollongong has been contracted by Department of Health to lead a new national consortium (Dementia Training Australia) to design and deliver dementia workforce training and education. This position will be part of a team leading the first national approach to accredited workforce development in dementia, which includes building first Australian online portal to deliver resources and eLearning to professionals in the health and aged care sectors.
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is an internationally recognised consortium of experts from 5 leading universities (located in Wollongong, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and Tasmania) in partnership with Australia’s largest peak body for consumers in dementia (Alzheimer’s Australia). The consortium is led by a central hub located on Innovation Campus, University of Wollongong, which provides the ‘front face’ for customer service, and comprises a team with skills in education, research, web design, and data management.
This exciting role will develop and drive the new national communications platform for Dementia Training Australia. It will be a pivotal central liaison for a consortium of expert leaders in dementia education, to support strategic communications, stakeholder engagement, and build brand identity for Dementia Training Australia. The position will be part of the team supporting the Knowledge Translation program, using your skills to support content development (e.g. website materials, eLearning platform).
You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.
For further information about the role, please contact Fallon Forbes on +61 2 4221 4994.