Support Worker Adviser / Care Adviser

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Halifax
Salary
£20,345 actual per annum
Posted
03 Oct 2018
Closes
16 Oct 2018
Ref
00323593
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract
Support Worker Adviser / Care Adviser 

Let’s take on dementia together 
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: Halifax, West Yorkshire 
Contract type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract, Maternity cover - until 15th February 2019 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £20,345 actual per annum 

Closing date: 5PM on Tuesday 16th October 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

In Bradford they work 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. They 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 have a good knowledge of dementia and assessing need so you provide a highly responsive, information and signposting service to people with a diagnosis of dementia, immediate carers, families. Your typical day to day duties may involve delivering this service over the phone and attending and facilitating groups that provide support and activity to people affected by dementia, in order to increase their social inclusion as well as raising awareness of dementia and the service throughout the Bradford District 

About you: 

You will be part of the Assigned Worker service consisting of Dementia Advisors and Support workers and you will develop a network of support for people affected by dementia from the point of diagnosis and throughout the dementia journey. 

You will be an enthusiastic individual, with an understanding of dementia and the needs of people affected by dementia. 

This role involves regular use of IT packages, therefore a good standard of IT would be desirable, including experience of using databases and Microsoft office suite. You will be predominantly based in their Halifax Office but will also need to be able to travel independently throughout the district. 

Their employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. They 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. 

They also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with The Society. 

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.

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