Dementia Adviser

3 days left

Recruiter
Location
Haywards Heath
Salary
£11,991 per annum (actual)
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
24 Aug 2017
Ref
00315595
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Dementia Adviser 

Create a world without 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 Adviser 
Location: Haywards Heath (role covers mid Sussex) 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: 21 per week 
Salary: £11,991 per annum (actual) 

Closing date: 24 August 2017 
Interview date: To be confirmed 

About the role: 

When it comes to dementia, the facts tell a powerful story. There will be 850,000 people with dementia in the UK by 2015 – and that number is set to rise to over 1 million by 2025. But these facts get more complicated when you look at them from a local level. West Sussex, East Sussex and Brighton & Hove have the largest over-80’s population in England and there are already around 27,451 people with dementia across this geographical area. 

So it will come as no surprise that they can offer you a stimulating and challenging career as part of a growing local team. 

About you: 

They are now looking for an exceptional individual to be part of the established West Sussex Memory Assessment Service and will operate from our client's base in Mid Sussex. The dementia adviser provides a highly responsive, individualised information, signposting and referral service to people with a diagnosis of dementia and those that care for them. This could be in a Memory Clinic, the client's own home, at service offices or at other locations, face to face, by phone, letter or email. The service may include signposting and providing referrals to other services. They are looking for an individual who possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent). Your ability to assess client needs along with the understanding of the need for client confidentially is essential to providing a valuable and worthwhile service 

To be successful in this role you will have excellent non-judgmental communication skills as well as strong organisational and time management skills in order to manage your caseload of clients effectively. 

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.