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: Barnet, London
Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £16,876 actual per annum
Closing date: 13 June 2019
Interview date: TBC
About the role:
You will be working in our day support service based in Hendon. The service provides a range of activities to provide mental stimulation, social and physical activities tailored to meet the individual’s interests and support needs.
We are looking for enthusiastic and adaptable individuals to join our dedicated team of staff and volunteers. You will possess NVQ Level 2 or have an equivalent qualification or demonstrable experience and have an understanding of the needs of people with dementia (and their carers).
You will have good communication and listening skills and a can do attitude to providing timely appropriate support to people enabling them to achieve the maximum benefit and enjoyment from their time spent in the day support service.
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.