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. Working with the team in Hampshire and Islands you will have the rewarding opportunity of providing group support to people with dementia and their carers.
Support Worker Responsibilities:
As a Portsmouth and South East Hampshire Dementia Support Worker, you will have the rewarding opportunity to provide support and guidance to people 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. The service is unique to each service user as it is based upon their personal circumstances and support needs.
You will offer support and guidance to your clients in a variety of ways, whether in the client's own home, at other locations, face to face, by phone, letter or email. You will also assist service users to access other services, providing signposting and referrals. The role will also include supporting the running of their Singing for the Brain (virtual) and activity group (Saturday Club), where you will lead a Team of dedicated volunteers and a Singing leader.
Support Worker Requirements:
An understanding of dementia along with experience of supporting people is desirable - but not essential, as they are looking for a person who wants to be part of a fantastic team creating a supportive environment to help people affected by dementia.
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 Support Worker
Location: Community Based – Portsmouth and South East Hampshire
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £20,363 - £21,603 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Closing date: 07 October 2021
Interview date: TBC
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Dementia Adviser, Care Assistant, Dementia Advisor, Caseworker, Special Needs Assistant, Social Worker, Social Care, Community Care, Helpline Coordinator, Volunteering Officer, Support Worker, Mental Health, Dementia, NFP, Not for Profit, Charity, etc.
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