Support Worker

Location
Barnet
Salary
£9.27 per hour
Posted
08 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Jul 2019
Ref
87586
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible
Support Worker 

Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them. 

We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice. 

Position: Day Support Worker 
Location: London Borough of Barnet 
Contract type: Casual 
Hours: As and when required 
Salary: £9.27 per hour 

Closing date: 18 July 2019 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

You will be working in our day support service based in Hendon. The service provides a range of activities to provide mental stimulation, social and physical activities tailored to meet the individual’s interests and support needs. There will be opportunity to work in the community, facilitating activities and offering support to people with dementia. 

About you: 

We are looking for enthusiastic and adaptable individuals to join our dedicated team of staff and volunteers. You will possess NVQ Level 2 or have an equivalent qualification or demonstrable experience and have an understanding of the needs of people with dementia (and their carers). 

You will have good communication and listening skills and a can-do attitude to providing timely appropriate support to people enabling them to achieve the maximum benefit and enjoyment from their time spent in the day support service. 

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 embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. 

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.

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