Dementia Care Coordinator HEST76408
Come join an exciting, brand new service!
Our client is a vibrant charity supporting adults and children in crisis. The Hounslow Enhanced Dementia Care Service is an exciting new venture being delivered in partnership with our client, Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust and other voluntary sector partners to deliver care planning to people living with dementia in Hounslow.
This is an amazing post, (internally referred to as Enhanced Dementia Care Planning Lead) working with a supportive and knowledgeable wider team with existing strong links in the borough and exciting project co-working with a range of voluntary and statutory services.
Our client offers a culture of learning and development, with access to an extensive range of learning and development opportunities as well as genuine career progression.
In everything they do, they seek to be: respectful, genuine, dedicated, collaborative and courageous and if these values resonate with you, please apply. They welcome applications from candidates with lived experience.
A professional health or social care qualification e.g. Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Registered Nurse, Physiotherapist (desirable)
In depth understanding of dementia and the effects that it has on individuals and their families
The ability to work in a way that promotes and maintains dignity
Experience of providing services to people with dementia in either a health or social care environment
Ability to co-produce care plans with the person with dementia, their families and immediate carers
Excellent communication skills
Experience of or ability to deliver training to carers or user groups
Strong ability to work in partnership with other agencies
Experience of writing clear reports
Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately.
In return they offer a competitive salary, a supportive working environment and a host of benefits including pension, employee discounts, 25 days holiday per annum (for full-time positions) plus the option to buy an additional 3 weeks, cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan.
Our client is proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Hours: 39 hours per week, Mon-Fri 09:00 - 17:18. May be asked to require the occasional weekend and evening shift – 1 year fixed term contract
Closing date: 15 May 2019
Interview date: 22 May 2019
Our client supports adults and children in crisis across London and the surrounding regions. They campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect them. This includes victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people. From giving someone a home, to helping them to get the right mental health support, they support people at the moment of crisis and enable them to build a life beyond crisis and are supported by more than 460 volunteers who provide specialist skills such as art therapy yoga, IT, gardening, cooking as well as befriending and fundraising.
They are also proud to be the home of UK SAYS NO MORE, bringing together a diverse coalition of individuals, charities, businesses and public-sector organisations to campaign for an end to the domestic abuse and sexual violence.
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