Cardiff

£9,116 per year

Permanent, Part-time

VAC16223

Job Description

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: Cardiff (Oldwell Court)
Contract type: Part time, Permanent
Hours: 21 per week
Salary: £9,116 actual per annum

Closing date: 30 May 2019
Interview date: 10 June 2019

About the role:

We are currently recruiting a part time Day Support Worker to join our dedicated Day Support Team in Cardiff. As part of a team, you will provide person-centred support to people affected by dementia ensuring that everyone attending experiences an exemplary service and is enabled and supported to participate in activities which best meet their emotional and physical needs.

About you:

We would like to hear from you if you are passionate about supporting and empowering people with dementia and have experience of dementia either personally or professionally. Experience of caring for others is important as is excellent communication and people skills. We offer full induction and training in this specialist area of work. The successful candidate will have a rewarding job and will be helping to make a considerable difference to a number of families affected by dementia.

Someone with a D1 driving license would be desirable but not essential.

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 embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.

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.