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.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.