Alzheimer's Society
City of London, London
£20363 - £21603 per annum
Job description

We are looking for applicants to provide support to people living with dementia and their carers helping to maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting them in more control of their lives.

Advisor Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will provide information, signposting and support in people’s homes and at locations across Hillingdon. The post holder will work closely with the memory clinic and the carers trust to provide a seamless post diagnostic support service.

Advisor Requirements:

Good organisation skills are required along with good and non-judgmental communication skills, an understanding of dementia, an understanding of the need for client confidentially and collaborative working and being able to travel independently within the service area.

You will possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) or demonstrable experience. It is desirable that you have experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies.

About Alzheimer’s Society:

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 Advisor
Location: Community based - Hillingdon
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £20,363 - £21,603 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) (+ London Allowance of £3,600 if applicable)

Closing date: 25 October 2021
Interview date: TBC (Interviews will be conducted through Teams or Zoom)

You may have experience of the following: Dementia Adviser, Care Assistant, Caseworker, Special Needs Assistant, Social Worker, Social Care, Community Care, Helpline Coordinator, Volunteering Officer, Support Worker, Mental Health, Dementia, etc.

Ref: 103 614
Posted on: 13 October 2021
Closed date: 27 October 2021
Job ref: 103614
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work