Support Worker Adviser / Care Adviser

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Welwyn Garden City
Salary
£10,681 per annum (actual)
Posted
09 Apr 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Ref
00320159
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Support Worker Adviser / Care Adviser 

A life-changing opportunity 

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: Welwyn Garden City 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: 17.5 per week 
Salary: £10,681 per annum (actual) 

Closing date: Noon on Thursday 19th April. 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

This post will cover the North West and South West Herts area and be office based at their Welwyn Garden City Office. 

You will be the first point of contact for people affected by dementia and provide a quality information and sign posting service. 

You will assess and evaluate service users level of need and where appropriate refer on the Dementia Support Workers in your team. 

The Dementia Adviser role will be supported by up to 6 volunteers, who you will have management responsibility for, with support from the Volunteer Officer. 

About you: 

They are looking for individuals educated to NVQ level 3 or equivalent (or demonstrable experience) with the following skills: 

- Good organising and time management skills 
- Good communication skills 
- An understanding of dementia 
- An understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers is desirable 
- Good IT skills 
- Experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies 
- Knowledge of relevant legislation including the Health & Safety and the Mental Capacity Act is desirable 
- Experience of managing volunteers is desirable 
- Experience of record keeping and report writing 
- An understanding of the need for client confidentiality 

Our client is committed to equal opportunities. 

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. 

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.

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