Memory Care Lead, Auckland

Last update 2024-07-23
Expires 2024-08-23
ID #2203672518
3,000 NZ$
Memory Care Lead, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified June 23, 2024


Company Description:

Summerset is one of the largest retirement village operators and developers in New Zealand. At Summerset, we are passionate about providing quality services and care for our residents.
Summerset St Johns is a beautifully landscaped, brand new, premium village located in the heart of the eastern suburbs, with spectacular views of Rangitoto Island and Auckland City. We are looking for an inspirational Memory Care Lead who is looking for their next challenge to provide leadership and direction to our brand-new Memory Care Centre. The Memory Care Centre will be our specialist centre for our Residents living with Dementia.
This position will report into the St Johns Care Centre Manager and will provide leadership, support and clinical guidance to the Memory Care team. This is an exciting opportunity to use your clinical expertise to the advantage of the residents and to enable the team to deliver on the person-cantered model of care.
This is a full-time role with working hours from Monday - Friday. On occasion you may be required on-call.

The estimated start date for this role is 3rd June 2024.
Job Description:

Role Responsibilities:
Leading the dedicated Memory Care team of up to 10 staff to ensure that our Residents receive best of life care.

Utilising your strong understanding in Dementia to provide clinical guidance and ensure best practice within the Memory Care Centre.

Fostering an environment in which there is a continual focus on ongoing learning and development in memory care and memory care practices.


About You:
The ideal applicant will be a calm, caring, and conscientious person who works well with others. They will need excellent listening and communication skills and a willingness and interest in supporting people living with dementia. They will have a person-centred approach and align with Summersets values.
You will need:
Bachelor of Health/Nursing Science. Experience in Dementia and Memory care practices is an advantage.

Demonstrated experience supporting residents who have soft cognitive loss, or more advanced dementia.

Understanding in how to proactively support our resident's day to day wellbeing.

Ability to coach and develop the team to ensure best of life care.

Have a solid understanding and network of local community services focused on memory care as well as community based aged care services.

By bringing the best of life to our residents, we stand apart in the aged care sector. There's truly no better place to develop your nursing career.
Additional Information:

Summerset's known for its excellent benefits and strong sense of values around care, teamwork and drive for excellence. With some of the best benefits in the sector, some of these include:
Quarterly draws towin one of three $3000 prezzy cards!

FREE Southern Cross Health Essentials, covering up to 75% of charges for GP's, dentists, physios and more.

Annual company Applause Awardswhere we recognise and thank those that exemplify bringing the best of life.

Birthday leave

Contributions to your fundraising efforts for nationwide charities.

Up to $3000 referral paymentfor successfully introducing talented clinical people to Summerset.

Due to NZ Immigration requirements, we are obliged to consider candidates that already have the right to work in NZ for this role first. Due to this we may not be able to support a visa application for this role.
For any questions or if you'd like to chat further about this role, please reach out to Alyssia Chow – Clinical Talent Acquisition Advisor –


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Memory care lead

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