Support Worker Adviser / Care Adviser

Location
Gloucester
Salary
£20,345 actual per annum
Posted
01 Feb 2019
Closes
21 Feb 2019
Ref
00326045
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible
Support Worker Adviser / Care Adviser 

Join our team: we’ll 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 Advisor 
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire 
Contract type: Full time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £20,345 actual per annum 

Closing date: 21 February 2019 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

The Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Adviser service operates across the whole of Gloucestershire & provides specialist dementia information, advice & support to anyone living with dementia in the County. It is an integral part of the Gloucestershire Dementia pathway working closely with GP practices & the Memory Assessment service. 

About you: 

This is a non-medical role & we would provide the successful candidate with a comprehensive mix of dementia training & peer support from our existing highly experienced team. We are looking for someone who has an empathic and caring nature who has had experience of providing professional signposting & support to a large caseload of clients. We want someone who share the values of our organisation & who want to be a part of a well-established hardworking team who are focused on making a positive difference in the lives of people living with dementia. 

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: Dementia Adviser, Care Assistant, Caseworker, Special Needs Assistant, Social Worker, Social Care, Community Care, Helpline Coordinator, Volunteering Officer, Support Worker, Mental Health, Dementia etc.

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