£9.27 per hour
3 months ago
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, our client will be there for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything they do is informed and inspired by them.
They are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, they work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. They provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need their help. And they 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 their 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.
They are looking for enthusiastic and adaptable individuals to join their 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.
Their employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. They 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. They also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with our client.
Our client embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. They are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities they serve and ensuring inclusion in everything they 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.