Enablement Support Worker

Alzheimer's & Dementia Support Services
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £17,680 to £18,720 pa (depending on Qualification) Pro Rata

Working 35 hours per week, alternate weekends

We pay 40p per business mile

  • Free DBS check

  • Free Uniform

  • Free Training

This is an award-winning organisation who provide ethical care to our clients across Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley.

To provide early intervention to either prevent a hospital admittance or to support following discharge from hospital.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Experience of delivering "hands on" care to vulnerable adults

  • To have a flexible approach to work and a "can do" attitude.

  • To understand the needs of service user’s and their families

  • Professional, dynamic and proactive

  • A full UK driving licence and unrestricted access to a vehicle

  • Committed to on-going personal professional development

Desired Skills:

  • NVQ 3 desirable but not essential, to work towards an NVQ 3 a must.

  • Experience of writing support plans, risk assessments etc. (Training will be given)

  • Experience of working in partnership with other health professionals

  • Experience in caring for clients with Alzheimers/Dementia ideally with some experience in a domiciliary setting.

Confirmation of all appointments is subject to proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references and medical clearance. Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Services values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workforce.

Please note, due to the high number of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.