Dementia Support Worker

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Waltham Forest
Posted
14 May 2018
Closes
19 May 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Dementia Support Worker Unite with them against dementia Our client is the UK's leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. Position: Dementia Support Worker Location: Waltham Forest Contract type: Part Time, Permanent Hours: 21 per week Salary: £14,636 actual per annum Closing date: 5pm on Thursday 17th May Interview date: TBC About the role: As a part of their Dementia Advice Service, you will provide one-to-one information, advice and sign-posting to people living with dementia and their family members / carers. You will be helping people to understand dementia, maintain their independence and prepare for the future. You will offer this advice and information to your clients in a variety of ways, including through home visits, meeting at the Memory Clinic or in their offices, as well by phone, letter or email. You will line manage volunteer/s and will get involved in some really rewarding community outreach work and delivering Dementia Friends Sessions. You will be required to work in a team supporting other Dementia Advisors in their locality. About you: If you have an understanding of dementia and the needs of those affected by dementia, or you are keen to develop this knowledge, then they would love to hear from you. NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) is desirable but not essential. You will be able to work well as part of a team and are passionate about improving the quality of life for people living with dementia. You may be required to work independently in other locations within East London from time to time. Our client is committed to equal opportunities. You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Social Care, Dementia Support Worker, Social Worker, Community Care, Care Assistant, Support Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Mental Health, Dementia, etc. This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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