Lambeth, London
£16,290.40 - £17,282.40 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Job description
Our client is looking for an exceptional, well-motivated individual to join their Southwark Dementia Support Service team. If you have an understanding of working with people affected by dementia and their needs, please get in touch with us.

Advisor Responsibilities:

Working two days from the Lambeth and Southwark Memory Service based in Blackfriars and two days from home with occasional home visits required. You will work with colleagues who provide community support in Southwark and provide a responsive and individualised information, signposting and referral service to people with a diagnosis of dementia and those that care for them.

Advisor Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) with a good understanding of the needs of people affected by dementia and the ability to work in a manner that facilitates inclusion, particularly of people affected by dementia, along with an understanding of the need for client confidentially.

You will be speaking to people at all levels across your area so great communication, networking and influencing skills are also essential. You must have the ability to manage several tasks at once and keep yourself motivated to perform under pressure.

Good IT skills and experience working with databases are also essential.

Are you someone who can help people maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being, putting them in more control of their lives? If this sounds like you, they can offer you a stimulating and challenging career as part of their team.

About our client:

They are 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: Dementia Advisor
Location: Lambeth
Contract type: Fixed Term
Hours: Part Time, 28 hours per week
Salary: £16,290.40 - £17,282.40 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) (+ London Allowance of £2,880 if applicable)

Closing date: 30 September 2021
Interview date: 7 October 2021

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: 102 911
Posted on: 17 September 2021
Closed date: 30 September 2021
Job ref: 102911
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker