Dementia Support Worker .
Unite with us against dementia
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.
Position: Dementia Navigator
Location: North Tandridge
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 20 per week
Salary: £11,990.86 actual per annum
Closing date: 27 April 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed
About the role:
We are looking for experienced and highly professional individuals to join our Dementia Information and Support Service in Surrey. The service is specific to each person's needs and is decided in agreement with them.
As a Dementia navigator you will provide one to one support to people with dementia and carers and this can be provided face to face, over the telephone or via written communication. Dementia Navigators provide information, guidance and practical support to help people understand dementia, cope with day to day living with dementia and prepare for the future. The service also supports people to access other services.
We are looking for individuals with excellent communication, organisational and people skills. This is a great opportunity for those that really want to make a positive difference to the lives of those affected by dementia.
You will possess NVQ level 3 or demonstrable experience and have competent IT skills. It is desirable that you have experience of delivering services in a health or social care setting and that you have experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies.
Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Not For Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, 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.