Dementia Support Worker (FTC March 2023)

  • Job Reference: 134139
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £20,872 to £22,143
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Social Care
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Duration: Fixed Term until March 2023
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

VAC3227 - Dementia Support Worker (FTC March 2023)

Contract Type: Fixed Term
Location: Manchester - Community based.
Salary: £20,872 - £22,143 pro rata per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 21 per week

Closing Date: 07 July 2022
Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom/Teams)

Location: Community based in Manchester, with the availability to work from home.

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

About Us:

Who we are

The Alzheimer’s Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia.

What we want

We will not rest until people with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.

What we do
  • We support people affected by dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times, to improve their lives and help to avoid crisis.
  • No matter whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, you can turn to Alzheimer’s Society/us for expert support through practical advice, emotional support, and guidance for the best next step
  • We join forces with people affected by dementia, leading scientists and policy makers, amplifying voices to push for cutting edge breakthroughs and societal change that’ll improve the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the future
How we do it

We’re the friendly face of support, the warm voice at the end of the phone and the determined minds who will fight passionately for the cause of everyone affected by dementia

About the role

We are hoping to welcome a passionate and knowledgeable Dementia Support Worker to join our team in North Manchester. This is an amazing opportunity to have a rewarding career providing advice, support and guidance to carers of people living with dementia.

We strive to help carers to maintain independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting people in more control of their own lives. We promote a person-centred service so that our support is unique to each individual, based upon their own aspirations and needs.

The Alzheimer’s Society Manchester are proud to have a small but passionate team with a welcoming and supportive culture.

Offering a vital and compassionate service providing information, signposting and emotional and practical support to carers of people living with dementia
Managing referrals and case loads
Establishing good working relationships with external organisations

About you

We are looking for:
  • Someone who has working experience of assessing people face to face with an ability to assess their needs.
  • Deliver advice and guidance with a non-judgmental approach and outstanding communication skills.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills to manage your caseload of clients effectively.
  • Good IT skills and be able to travel independently across Manchester.
  • An understanding of dementia and the needs of those living with dementia and their carers would be an advantage