Support Worker .
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: Day Support Worker
Location: Worthing and District
Contract type: Part time, Permanent
Hours: 7 per week
Salary: £3,038 actual per annum
Closing date: 27 May 2019
Interview date: TBC
About the role:
We are now looking for an exceptional individual to be part of the established Centre Club service. Centre Club is a younger person’s dementia day care service based in Worthing and is operational every Tuesday of the week. The service you will provide involves providing formally arranged support for a group of people with dementia in the safe and secure environment of the Centre Club.
You will need to be able to work well as a team and be passionate about improving the quality of life for people living with dementia. You will possess an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent as well as having good organisational, record keeping, and facilitation skills combined with excellent communication and listening skills.
An understanding of the value of group activities to people living with dementia along with experience in a care or support environment will be essential.
If you have the qualities we’re looking for and are passionate about improving the quality of life for people with dementia you will quickly establish yourself as a valued member of our team.
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimer’s Society 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, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not For Profit, Third Sector, etc.