An exciting opportunity is opening up at the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN), within the Division of Mental Health.
SA Health is investing in a new Repat Neuro-Behavioural Unit (RNBU), which is being established at the Repat Health Precinct to provide high quality, compassionate, relationship-centred care to highly vulnerable patients/consumers living with dementia. The care model places the person at the centre of individualised care including strong engagement with carers and loved ones both upon entry into the Unit and throughout the consumer journey.
The RNBU will care for people living with dementia, whose extreme behavioural and psychological symptoms mean their needs can’t be met in mainstream residential care.
The Unit will also include videoconferencing and telehealth facilities so the expertise of staff can be shared with clinicians in regional and remote areas.
The design of the facility has had input from people with lived experience of dementia, who recently had a tour of the site to check out the progress.
The RNBU will place strong emphasis on ensuring team members’ individual personal values align with a culture of relationship-centred care. The team will be supported by intensive on-boarding and ongoing professional development.
The selection process may involve an on-line assessment that supports values based recruitment.
Managerial and Medical Roles
For more information on these positions, select the job numbers below.
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