Dementia Advisor

  • Job Reference: 103601
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: Whitby
  • Salary: £8,145 to £8,641
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Social Care
  • Job Type: Part Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Dementia Advisor

Are you an enthusiastic, inspiring, and dedicated individual looking for a rewarding and exciting new role?

Do you have a passion to make a positive difference in the lives of those affected by dementia?

Do you have great organisational skills, effective time management and engaging but empathetic interpersonal skills?

If this sounds like you, our client would love to welcome you to be part of their friendly and supportive team!

Support Worker Responsibilities:

You will be supporting people living with dementia and their carers. The service provides personalised support to people diagnosed with dementia, helping them maintain their independence, access services, improve their sense of well-being and have access to relevant services. You will also take a lead in managing volunteers across the area. You will work for the Scarborough, Whitby, Rydale, and surrounding area. Those that live outside of the Scarborough, Whitby and Rydale area will have expenses only with local travel within this area.

Support Worker Requirements:

You will be dynamic with excellent communication and organisational skills. You will be compassionate and determined to make a difference in this role.

The successful candidate will possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) with a good understanding of the needs of people affected by dementia and the ability to work in a manner that facilitates inclusion, particularly of people affected by dementia, along with an understanding of the need for client confidentiality.

You will be speaking to people at all levels across your area so great communication, networking and influencing skills are also essential. You must have the ability to manage several tasks at once and keep yourself motivated to perform under pressure.

Good IT skills and experience working with databases are also essential.

About Our Client:

Our client's 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.

Position: Dementia Support Worker
Location: Community based - Scarborough, Whitby and Rydale
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Part Time, 14 hours per week
Salary: £8,145.20 - £8,641.20 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Closing date: 28 October 2021
Interview date: TBC (Interviews will be conducted through Teams or Zoom)

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Dementia Adviser, Care Assistant, Dementia Advisor, Caseworker, Special Needs Assistant, Social Worker, Social Care, Community Care, Helpline Coordinator, Volunteering Officer, Support Worker, Mental Health, Dementia, NFP, Not for Profit, Charity, etc.

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