Dementia Support Worker

Posted by Age UK Kensington & Chelsea

Dementia Support Worker

Kensington, Greater London Check commute

£21,500 rising to £23,818 after successful probation

Contract, Full-time

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About the organisation

Age UK Kensington & Chelsea is an independent, local charity working at the heart of the community to make sure that older people’s v... Read more

Job Description

Dementia Support Worker

Age UK Kensington & Chelsea offers dementia services which make a real difference to residents affected by the condition living in the Borough. These services include advice, practical help, befriending, social activities and emotional support.

We currently have an opportunity for a resourceful  and empathetic Dementia Support Worker to join our team. The Dementia Support Worker is responsible for managing a caseload of individual clients, providing practical and emotional support to the most isolated and vulnerable in our community. The support takes the form of weekly or bi-weekly visits to the client’s home which can be directed by the client’s wishes or needs.

This role requires the worker to work independently and manage their own caseload.

With other members of the Dementia Services team, the Dementia Support Worker will also help with transport, group activities or trips, events, training and local forums.

Hours: 35 hours per week, including occasional evening and weekend work

Salary: £21,500 rising to£23,818 p.a. (after successful probation) + up to 3% matched pension contribution

Closing date: 1pm, Friday 30th August 2019

To apply: Please send completed applications to Age UK Kensington and Chelsea. 

Only candidates who meet the essential criteria will be shortlisted.

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