Support Worker

6 days left

Location
Aylesbury
Salary
£12,207 actual per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Ref
00327605
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. Alzheimer’s Society in Buckinghamshire are commissioned by the Buckinghamshire CCG and Buckinghamshire County Council to deliver a Memory Support Service for people with dementia and their carers. 

Position: Dementia Support Worker 
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire 
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent 
Hours: 21 per week 
Salary: £12,207 actual per annum 

Closing date: 26 April 2019 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

We are looking for a well-motivated person with excellent communication and people skills to work as part of a team delivering support and screening across the county to people with memory concerns, people with dementia and carers helping to maintain independence, improving sense of well-being, and putting people in more control of their lives. You will be required to manage referrals and maintain a caseload logging accurate, up to date support plans and records for service users. 

About you: 

You will possess NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. It is desirable that you have experience of working with the statutory or voluntary agencies and have a good understanding of dementia. You will need excellent organisational skills and the ability to work well within a busy service environment. 

The ability and willingness to travel independently around the area is essential. 

The post will involve working in people’s homes and in a range of community settings; therefore, a satisfactory DBS result will be required. 

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

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