CEOL REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT CO-ORDINATOR (PART-TIME)
** Deadline extended **
Job description: CEOL REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT CO-ORDINATOR, SOUTHERN REGION (PART-TIME)
Reports to: National Development Manager, Residential Care Settings, IHF
Overall Job Purpose
Duration: Six Months
To engage and support Residential Care Services (RCC’s) for Older People in the Southern region of the country through the delivery of the CEOL Programme. CEOL (Compassionate End of Life) Programme empowers staff in residential care centres to provide the best possible end-of-life care for the residents.
Duties and responsibilities
- To promote the CEOL Programme locally
- To deliver the CEOL Programme to Residential Care Centres for Older People in the Southern region
- To liaise with, engage and support Residential Care Centres for Older People in the Southern region who are linked with CEOL Programme
- To deliver workshops on end of life care, CEOL review process and change management to relevant staff from Residential Care Services for Older People in the Southern region
- To deliver education and networking opportunities to nominated clinical and non-clinical staff from Residential Care Services for Older People in the Southern region
- To support the development of the CEOL Regional Network Meetings locally and nationally
- To coordinate the CEOL Network for RCC’s in the Southern region to ensure that it serves as a forum for promoting leadership to improve care at end of life for residents, families and staff.
- To liaise with and engage local palliative care services with the CEOL programme and CEOL Network Meetings
- To recruit residential care centres both public & private into the CEOL Programme
- To work towards the sustainability of the initiative locally.
- To support the development of tools, resources and educational initiatives that arise during the roll out of the programme.
- To support the evaluation of the initiative through collation of metrics and data as agreed nationally and update IHF regarding progress as required.
The above list of duties is not exclusive. The post-holder will be required to undertake such other tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post, and as may be determined by the person to whom the post-holder reports
- A third level qualification in a health or social care services or related field
- Experience of working in Older Persons Services or related healthcare setting
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to motivate others
- Committed to developing healthcare services to better meet the needs of people who are dying and are bereaved in residential care services
- Committed to, and experience of, continuous quality improvement in healthcare
- Good analytic and organisational skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Demonstrated IT Skills
- A post graduate qualification in palliative care/gerontology/practice development
- Direct experience of delivering education programmes to clinical and non-clinical staff.