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Age UK Nottingham, Nottingham (On-site)
£10.42 - £11.44 per hour
Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire have an exciting opportunity for Support Worker (Specialist Dementia Day Service) to join the team.
Posted 1 day ago
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Nottingham, Nottingham (On-site) 0.14 miles
£10.42 - £11.44 per hour
Full-time
Permanent
Job description

Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire have an exciting opportunity for Support Worker (Specialist Dementia Day Service) to join the team.

Location: Sybil Levin Centre, Nottingham

Salary: £10.42 per hour (increasing to £11.44 from April 2024)

Job Type: 2 x Permanent (minimum 16 hours per week) and 1 x Maternity Cover (18 hours per week)

 

Support Worker (Specialist Dementia Day Service)  – The Role:

The Sybil Levin Day Service is a specialist SPECAL-Led day service supporting people with dementia and their carers using the SPECAL method.

You will be part of a small team at the Specialist Day Service and use an innovative person-centred approach to support people with dementia.

This post requires that you will provide personal care including assisting people to use the toilet as required and assisting people to have a bath as required.

This role would suit someone able to use their initiative and think creatively, in order to ensure that our service meets the needs of its users in a welcoming and vibrant environment.

 

Support Worker (Specialist Dementia Day Service) – Key Responsibilities:

- To work as part of a team delivering a day service for people with dementia using the SPECAL method at all times

- To undertake SPECAL training and attend ongoing debriefings

- You will assist with preparing the day service each day prior to service attendees arriving

- To help plan and deliver a range of personalise activities to create a lively and stimulating environment

- Manage, organise and prioritise own workload using your initiative as required and in response to the service priorities and needs

- To have a positive and flexible attitude to your work and to support colleagues to successfully plan and deliver all services at the centre

- By agreement to cover for colleagues work during their absences

- To be involved in supporting and mentoring volunteers

Support Worker (Specialist Dementia Day Service)   You:

- Due to the responsibilities of the post, this particular role is only open to applications from people aged 18 or over

- Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal and listening skills, with an open, sensitive and compassionate approach

- Good organisational and communication skills are essential, as well as a positive attitude and the ability to work well in a busy team

- Ability to deliver a day service using SPECAL principles which include the delivery of personal care

- The ability to undertake SPECAL training and attend briefings on a regular basis

- To commit to supporting people with dementia using the SPECAL method at all times

- Commitment and ability to support the planning, preparation and delivery of a day service

- Good organisational and communication skills, with the ability to maintain clear and accurate paper or electronic records as required

- Able to be flexible with the work pattern to ensure adequate cover at the centre

- To have the ability to work on own initiative, as well being a supportive team member, reporting back to your line manager, as appropriate

- The ability to remain calm in an emergency situation

- Knowledge and understanding of Equality and Diversity issues and a commitment to implement the Age UK Notts Equality and Diversity policy

Support Worker (Specialist Dementia Day Service) - Benefits:

 

- 24 days annual leave (pro rata), rising one day a year with each year of service (maximum 32 day) + public holidays

- Workplace Pension

- Enhanced Charity Maternity/Paternity pay

- Employee Council

- Continuous professional development opportunities

- Flexible working scheme

About Us:

Age UK is the country's leading charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We provide companionship, advice and support for older people who need it most.

Why Work for Us:

 

Situated just outside the centre of Nottingham, with excellent transport links, Age UK Nottingham has an excellent track record of long serving employees, some of those being with us for up to 25 years.

We enjoy enabling our employees to train and develop within their role and across the organisation by supporting both in-house and external training requests where possible.

Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire promotes equality and diversity.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 11th March 2024. Interviews will be help week commencing Monday 18th March 2024.

To submit your application for this exciting Support Worker (Specialist Dementia Day Service) opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now!

Posted on: 01 March 2024
Closing date: 31 March 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Advice, Information,Social Care/Development,Support Worker,Care Management