Support Worker

Recruiter
EasyWeb Group
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
£14,532 actual per annum
Posted
10 Sep 2018
Closes
25 Sep 2018
Ref
00323097
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Support Worker 

Let’s take on dementia together 

Alzheimer's Society is 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: Chelmsford, Essex 
Contract type: Part time, Permanent 
Hours: 25 per week 
Salary: £14,532 actual per annum 

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 24 September 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

Working within our new Family Navigator service, as a Dementia Support Worker you will have the rewarding opportunity to provide support and guidance 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. The service is unique to each service user as it is based upon their personal circumstances and support needs. 

About you: 

We are looking for an individual who possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) with an understanding of dementia and the needs of those living with dementia and their carers. Your ability to assess client needs along with the understanding of the need for client confidentially is essential to providing a valuable and worthwhile service. To be successful in this role you will have excellent non-judgmental communication skills as well as strong organisational and time management skills. 

This role involves regular use of IT packages, therefore a good standard of IT would be desirable. 

Due to the nature of this role you will be required to travel independently. The office base is to be in Chelmsford and you will work across Essex 

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 Alzheimer's Society. 

Alzheimer’s Society 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.

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