|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County||Full Time||Experienced (Non-manager)||N/A||2019-02-12||2019-02-22|
POSITION: Dementia Care Coach – Renfrew County (Arnprior Office)
REPORTS TO: Director of Clinical Service
There are nearly 18,400 people over the age of 65 in the Champlain LHIN region living with dementia. Between 2012 and 2020, this number is expected to increase by 30 % to nearly 24,000. The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County (DSORC) helps people in the Champlain LHIN region impacted by dementia by providing guidance and support, education, social programs and peer engagement. We are hiring a Dementia Care Coach (DCC) to help us ensure that no one faces dementia alone.
The DCC will be responsible for providing support that is tailored to the individual needs of persons with dementia and their caregivers at any stage and at any age. Through our Dementia Link program, the DCC will provide outreach to clients, deliver support and education programs, and help build strong community and health care professional relationships.
This position works primarily at the Dementia Society’s satellite office in the town of Arnprior to help us support Renfrew County. Hours are 8:30am until 4:00pm, with 30 minutes for lunch. Travel within the Champlain LHIN will be required.
Qualifications and Skills
Bilingual in both French and English an asset. To apply: Please forward your resume and cover letter that details how your experience and qualifications meet and exceed this opportunity with the subject line Dementia Care Coach to email@example.com stating your salary expectations no later than 4 pm February 22, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.