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Support Worker

  • Location

    Carmarthenshire

  • Sector:

    Charity & Not For Profit

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £20,345 actual per annum

  • Job ref:

    VAC16343

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-22

  • Startdate:

    2019-06-24

  • Client:

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Support Worker

We are 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 Support Worker
Location: Carmarthenshire, West Wales
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £20,345 actual per annum

Closing date: 05 July 2019
Interview date: TBC

About the role:

Our Dementia Support Service in Carmarthenshire is looking for an exceptional, well-motivated individual to join the team. If you have an understanding of working with people affected by dementia and an understanding of their needs, we would like to hear from you. As a Dementia Support Worker you will be the first point of contact where you will provide a Countywide responsive and individualised information, signposting and referral service to people with a diagnosis of dementia and those that care for them. You will work closely with a team of Dementia Support Workers who provide support across Carmarthenshire. This could be in the clients own home, at our office or other locations, face to face, by phone, letter or email.

About you:

We are looking for an individual who possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent). Your ability to assess client needs along with the understanding of the need for client confidentiality is essential. You will have excellent non-judgmental communication skills as well as great organisational and time management skills so that you can manage your caseload effectively.

You will be expected to work across the area so it is essential that you can travel independently.

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 us.

The organisation 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: 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.