Support Worker

Location
Salisbury
Salary
£6,077 actual per annum
Posted
14 Jan 2019
Closes
24 Jan 2019
Ref
00325532
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: Day Support Worker 
Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire 
Contract type: Part time, Permanent 
Hours: 14 per week 
Salary: £6,077 actual per annum 

Closing date: 24 January 2019 
Interview date: 4 February 2019 

About the role: 

To be an active member in a team of support workers and volunteers led by a Day Support Manager, delivering day services to people living with dementia, at a centre in Salisbury. 

About you: 

We are looking for a creative and experienced support worker with an understanding of dementia. You will be delivering individually tailored care and support to individuals living with dementia. The post will include assistance with personal care at times and in administering prescribed medication. We are keen that those people we work with are actively engaged in delivering the service and are encouraged to participate in activities within the centre and the wider community. 

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, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not For Profit, Third Sector, etc.