Support Worker Let’s take on dementia together We are the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. Position: Dementia Support Worker Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Contract type: Part Time, Permanent Hours: 21 per week Salary: £12,207 actual per annum Closing date: 29 March 2019 Interview date: 5 April 2019 About the role: We are looking for a well-motivated person with excellent communication and people skills to work as part of a team delivering support and screening across the county to people with memory concerns, people with dementia and carers helping to maintain independence, improving sense of well-being, and putting people in more control of their lives. You will be required to manage referrals and maintain a caseload logging accurate, up to date support plans and records for service users. About you: You will possess NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. It is desirable that you have experience of working with the statutory or voluntary agencies and have a good understanding of dementia. You will need excellent organizational skills and the ability to work well within a busy service environment. The ability and willingness to travel independently around the area is essential. The post will involve working in people’s homes and in a range of community settings; therefore a satisfactory DBS result will be required. Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with us. The organisation is committed to equal opportunities. You may have experience of the following: Dementia Navigator, Care Assistant, Caseworker, Special Needs Assistant, Social Worker, Social Care, Community Care, Helpline Coordinator, Volunteering Officer, Support Worker, Dementia Adviser, Mental Health, Dementia etc.