Dementia Support Worker

£15,713.00 per annum (actual)
13 Mar 2017
30 Mar 2017
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Dementia Support Worker 

Unite with us against dementia. 

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. 

Position: Dementia Support Worker 
Location: Shipley, Bradford 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: 28 per week 
Salary: £15,713.00 per annum (actual) 

Closing date: 30 March 2017 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

In Bradford our client works across the district to ensure people affected by dementia get the guidance and support they need from diagnosis onwards, to enable them to live well with the condition. We also create a greater understanding and acceptance of the needs of people with dementia within the general public. 

As part of a well-respected team, the successful candidate will provide a highly responsive, individualised information and signposting service to people with a diagnosis of dementia, immediate carers, families and friends of the people who are referred to the service. 

You will promote the Dementia Support Worker service and develop a network of support from health and care professionals who will refer people affected by dementia to the service, from the point of diagnosis and throughout the dementia journey. You will manage a case load of work along with other expectations such as attending and facilitating groups that provide support and activity to people affected by dementia to increase their social inclusion and raising awareness of dementia and the service throughout the Bradford District. 

About you: 

You will be an enthusiastic individual, with an understanding of dementia and the needs of people affected by dementia. You will have good communication and IT skills, including experience of using databases and Microsoft office suite. You will also need to be able to travel independently throughout the district. 

Our client is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Not For Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.