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Practice Lead - Pressure Injury Prevention Program

  • 493605
  • Aged Care - Management
  • Aged Care - Practice, Quality and Support
  • Nursing
  • Full time closed period contract
  • Full time permanent

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

With over 10,000 employees and volunteers working across more than 300 sites, our services are in the areas of aged care, disability, community services and chaplaincy.

About the role

Responsible for setting up and rolling out pressure injury prevention programs (PIPP), coaching and change management in the delivery and adoption of the contemporary practice development methodology and person-centred principles.

The role also requires the PIPP framework to be imbedded into practice by driving the requirements at service level and overseeing outcomes as you lead process and system improvement for the overall effective and consistent delivery of pressure injury programs across services in NSW and ACT.

As this role supports all of our Ageing Services, the role can be based at anyone of our facilities or offices locations and would require travel with NSW and ACT as required.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and support managers in their adoption of  pressure injury prevention programs that promote positive outcomes for clients.
  • Contribute to the development of a new service model that maximises existing strengths of our service offering and in partnership with the business
  • Coach, guide and facilitate teams to effect change, challenging existing norms that do not align with best practice.
  • Lead effective practice, process and system reviews and redesign projects to support the adoption of principles into service delivery.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Registered Nurse with a focus on pressure injury prevention programs.
  • Substantial experience in developing, leading and delivering evidence-based programs within a diverse organisation
  • Demonstrated insight into current challenges and future directions of the health, social or aged care services industries
  • You have an impressive understanding of and expertise in practice development.

As an organisation, Uniting celebrates our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

Further to this we offer:

  • Chance to deliver significant organisational change
  • Work with senior leaders and managers of the organisation
  • Join a leading Not For Profit organisation
  • Both professional and person development opportunities

For further information about this position, please contact Hayley Ryan, Practice Excellence Lead on 0408 547 295.

A copy of the position description can be found here: Practice Lead - PIPP

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