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Alzheimer's Society, Remote
£20872 - £22143 per annum, Benefits: March 2023
Posted 3 days ago
Closing in 4 days
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£24,376 per year
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£12000 - £13500 per annum
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Justlife Foundation, Manchester (On-site)
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We are looking for a motivated, driven Specialist Case Worker (Young Londoners affected by violence).
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Caritas Diocese of Salford, Multiple Locations (On-site)
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Alzheimer's Society
Remote
£20872 - £22143 per annum, Benefits: March 2023
Contract, Full-time
Job description
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Location: Derbyshire
Salary: £20,872 - £22,143 per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 04 August 2022
Interview Date: TBC

Contract: This is a fixed term contract opportunity until March 2023.

Location: Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to travel independently across all of Derbyshire, as a Community-based worker. The geographical area to be covered will be based on the location of support required however, flexible working across Derbyshire is essential.

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 12:00pm on the closing date

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Our Dementia Support Workers work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.

About Alzheimer's Society

Who we are

Alzheimer’s Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia.

What we want

We will not rest until people with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.

What we do

We support people affected by dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times, to improve their lives and help to avoid crisis.
No matter whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, you can turn to Alzheimer’s Society/us for expert support through practical advice, emotional support, and guidance for the best next step
We join forces with people affected by dementia, leading scientists and policy makers, amplifying voices to push for cutting edge breakthroughs and societal change that’ll improve the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the future

How we do it

We’re the friendly face of support, the warm voice at the end of the phone and the determined minds who will fight passionately for the cause of everyone affected by dementia.

About the role

We have a fantastic new opportunity for a talented individual to join us as Dementia Support Worker. This is an amazing opportunity to have a rewarding career providing support and guidance to people with dementia and their carers.

As a Dementia Support Worker, you will be offering a vital and compassionate advice service. You will provide community based, face to face services for an increased level of support for more complex cases. Managing referrals, assisting clients in assessing their information and support needs in a person-centred manner.

We strive to help people to maintain independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting people in more control of their own lives. We promote a person-centred service so that our support is unique to each individual, based upon their own aspirations and needs. You will develop a proactive approach in reaching people with dementia and carers who may not otherwise access our services.

A CRC disclosure will also be required.

About you

- Be approachable and knowledgeable as a Dementia Support Worker,
- Ability to deliver advice and guidance with a non-judgmental approach and demonstrate compassion to those affected by dementia.
- An ability to provide a person centred assessment of needs.
- A clear understanding of the need for client confidentially.
- Strong organisational and time management skills.
- Experience of record keeping and report writing.

Person Specification

- Be passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of those affected by dementia.
- Demonstrate optimism, be engaging, and be a pragmatic individual.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, being approachable and friendly.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Excellent IT skills and ability to use Microsoft packages confidently.
- Be able to work collaboratively with other team members if/when required.

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: 134 951
Posted on: 05 August 2022
Closing date: 20 August 2022 at 01:00
Job ref: 134951
Tags: Support Worker