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Alzheimer's Society
Merseyside 6.73 miles
£19964 - £20770 per annum
EasyWeb NFP
Warrington 16.36 miles
£18,603 - £20,344 per year
Deafness Support Network
Chester 15.42 miles
£18,614.80 p/a rising to £19,114.80 p/a after 6 months
Robertson Bell
Chester, Cheshire 15.33 miles
£38000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Alzheimer's Society
Merseyside 6.73 miles
£19964 - £20770 per annum
Permanent
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: Dementia Support Worker
Location: Knowsley, Merseyside
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £19,964 to £20,770 depending on skills and experience

Closing date: 06 February 2020
Interview date: 10 February 2020

About the role:

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our Dementia Support Worker covering Knowsley.

The Dementia Support Worker service provides a highly responsive and individualised information, signposting and referral service to people with a diagnosis of dementia and those that care for them.

As a Dementia Support Worker, you will assist people with dementia and their carers in identifying their needs, providing individuals with support and help to maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting them in more control of their lives.

You will build relationships with a range of local contacts. You will network with health and care professionals, marketing the Dementia Adviser service to help people with a diagnosis to get referred to the service as early as possible. As well as developing networks with partner organisations who also work in the field of dementia to promote the aim of empowering individuals living with dementia to make informed choices.

About you:

The successful applicant will possess excellent communication skills and an understanding of delivering a service using the person centred approach to the person with dementia. They will have experience of face-to-face service delivery, a broad understanding of statutory and voluntary services, ensuring independence, choice and control for all those who access our service. They will be committed to supporting people with dementia to live better lives.

You will possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) or have demonstrable experience and have an understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers. You will be an empathetic person with excellent communication skills and have the ability to assess and evaluate the needs of service users.

You may have experience of the following: Dementia Support Worker, Care Assistant, Caseworker, Special Needs Assistant, Social Worker, Social Care, Community Care, Helpline Coordinator, Volunteering Officer, Support Worker, Dementia Adviser, Mental Health, Dementia, etc.
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Posted on: 27 January 2020
Closing date: 06 February 2020
Job ref: 91647
Tags: Support Worker
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