Job title:Day Support Worker
Location: Bristol
Closing date:2017-04-30 00:00:00
Salary:£7,036 per annum (actual)
Hours:16.5 per week
Job type:Part time
Role overview:
Reference number: VAC13763 
Office location: The Limes Day Support Service, Kingswood Foundation Estate, Britannia Rd, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 8DB 
Interview date: To be confirmed 

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

About the role 

The Limes Day Support service provides care and support for people with young onset dementia during the day in a safe, friendly and comfortable environment. This service gives users an opportunity to meet and mix with others, stimulation through social contact and meaningful activities, and an opportunity to pursue personal hobbies. The Limes is open every weekday between 8am and 6pm. The extended opening hours take into account the needs of our client group. 

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our team providing a Day Support service to people with young onset dementia. You will be required to be a keyworker to clients; contribute to the development of individual support plans, make appropriate risk assessments, offer an enhanced level of support tailored to the individual’s needs including personal care, and help individual’s achieve potential and maximise skills and abilities. 

About you 

We are looking for a person with experience within a care environment and an understanding of the needs of people with young onset dementia and their carers. You will need to be someone who knows how to get the best out of people and be able to involve service users in meaningful activities. You will need to be able to work well as part of a team and be passionate about improving the quality of life for our service users. 

Alzheimer's Society is committed to equal opportunities.