Support Worker Adviser / Care Adviser

Location
Mexborough
Salary
£11,626 actual per annum
Posted
11 Mar 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Ref
00326808
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
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: Mexborough, Doncaster 
Contract type: Part time, Fixed term 12 months maternity cover 
Hours: 20 per week 
Salary: : £11,626 actual per annum 

Closing date: 28 March 2019 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our Dementia Advisor team. You will be part of our Carers Resilience Service delivered in partnership with Crossroads Care Rotherham You will provide support and guidance to carers of people with dementia across Rotherham, helping to retain a sense of wellbeing, support the person they care for and enabling them to have more informed control of their lives.   The service person centred and unique to each service user as it is based upon their personal circumstances and support needs. This role will be based at the Crossroads Care Rotherham office with opportunities to work from different GP practices and the Alzheimer’s Society office in Mexborough where appropriate. 

About you: 

We are looking for someone who possesses an NVQ level 3 or equivalent in a health and social care related subject has an understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers and has direct experience of working with people both over the telephone and face to face. 

You will join a team of people who are passionate to improve the life opportunities of people living with dementia and those close to them; and who are committed to learning from and supporting each other. 

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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