Support Worker

EasyWeb NFP
United Kingdom
17 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Support Worker

Join the team, take on dementia

Our client is the UK's leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Position: Dementia Support Worker
Location: Olton
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: GBP20,345 actual per annum

Closing date: Noon on Thursday 3 May
Interview date: Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th May

About the role:

In Birmingham and Solihull they are looking for a Dementia Support Worker to give support, information and guidance to a person with dementia or their carers and wider family or friends. Service users are initially contacted by telephone when they can discuss their concerns in detail with a Dementia Adviser who will also provide them with information through the post. Service users who have complex issues to address will be supported by a home visit.

About you:

They are looking for someone who has attained NVQ level 3 or equivalent. You will have an understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers, experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies, knowledge of relevant legislation including the Health & Safety and the Mental Capacity Act and be able to travel independently within the service area.

You will join a team of people who are passionate to improve the life opportunities of people living with dementia and those close to them; and who are committed to learning from each other and supporting each other.

Our client is committed to equal opportunities.

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, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.