Support Worker Adviser / Care Adviser

Location
Merton
Salary
£9,757 actual per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2019
Closes
02 May 2019
Ref
00327601
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
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: London Borough of Merton 
Contract type: Part time, Permanent 
Hours: 14 per week 
Salary: £9,757 actual per annum 

Closing date: 02 May 2019 
Interview date: 14th May 2019 

About the role: 

We are looking for an empathetic and hardworking individual to join our team in Wandsworth. The successful candidate will be working with a variety of professionals across health and social care to provide those affected by dementia the best service possible. 

You must also be an excellent communicator and listener. Excellent organisational skills are essential, and you are likely to have experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies. Add to that your ability to travel independently and work flexible hours when necessary, this could include evenings and weekends and you will quickly establish yourself as a vital member of our team. 

About you: 

It is not essential, but previous experience of working with people affected by Dementia is desirable. You will also need to have experience of working within health and social care. Basic IT skills are essential. 

You must also be an excellent communicator and listener. Excellent organisational skills are essential, and you are likely to have experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies. Add to that your ability to travel independently and work flexible hours when necessary, this could include evenings and weekends and you will quickly establish yourself as a vital member of our team. 

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.