Dementia Adviser

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Nelson
Posted
14 May 2018
Closes
19 May 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Dementia Adviser A life-changing opportunity Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day a cure is found, our client will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything they do is informed and inspired by them. They are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, they work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. They provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need their help. And they are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice. Position: Dementia Advisor Location: Nelson, Lancashire Contract type: Part Time, Permanent Hours: 17.5 per week Salary: £10,173 actual per annum Closing date: 5pm on Thursday 17th May Interview date: Wednesday 30th May About the role: Are you ready to be part of developing and shaping an exciting new service for our client in Pennine Lancashire? Are you passionate about supporting people with dementia and their carers? Pennine Lancashire has been chosen by The Society to adopt a new enhanced approach to reach more people and ensure that the lives of people living with dementia are improved. They are doing this through a new approach to delivering their specialist information, advice and support through their Dementia Connect Service and making it available to every person who receives a diagnosis of dementia, and their carers. They have a vacancy for a Dementia Adviser to provide a highly responsive, individualised information and signposting service to people with dementia and their families. They are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent communication and people skills to provide information and support to people with dementia and their carers, helping to maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being and putting them in more control of their lives. About you: With a relevant NVQ Level 3 or have equivalent skills and experience. You will have exellent organisational skills and good understanding of basic IT, alongside the ability to work within a busy service environment. Ideally you will possess an in depth understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers. You must also have the ability to manage several tasks at once and keep yourself motivated to perform to meet deadlines. You will be a committed team player, but also have the ability to work independently on tasks assigned to you. Our client is committed to equal opportunities. You may have experience of the following: : Dementia Adviser, Care Assistant, Caseworker, Special Needs Assistant, Social Worker, Social Care, Community Care, Helpline Coordinator, Volunteering Officer, Support 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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