Support Worker

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Support Worker

Leeds, West Yorkshire Check commute

£19,964 to £20,770

Permanent

88376

Job Description

Support Worker 

Our client is the UK's leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Memory Support Worker 
Location: Leeds 
Contract type: Full time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £19,964 to £20,770 depending on skills and experience 

Closing Date: 22 August 2019 
Interview date: TBC 

About the Role: 

Our client is working in partnership with Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to deliver a service in Leeds where Memory Support Workers have the rewarding opportunity to provide support and guidance to connect the person with dementia, and their family/carer, to community support; and integrating primary, secondary and community care in a person-centred approach. The team will support the management of dementia in primary care and connect directly to initiatives to reduce admissions and maintain personal well-being & independence for as long as possible. 

About You: 

They are looking for an individual who possesses minimum Level 2 Health and Social Care or relevant qualification with an excellent understanding of dementia and the needs of those affected by it. Your ability to provide person centred assessment of need, along with a clear understanding of the need for client confidentially is essential to providing a valuable and worthwhile service. To be successful in this role you will have excellent non-judgmental communication skills as well as strong organisational and time management skills in order to manage your caseload of clients effectively. 

Are you someone who can work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team and are passionate about improving the quality of life for people living with dementia? Then take the first step and apply today. 

You may have experience of the following: Memory Adviser, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Not for Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, Support Worker, etc.

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