Day Support Worker

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: South Tyneside

Salary: £9,828.00 - £10,025.5 (depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 21 Per Week Over 5 Days

Closing Date: 27 February 2020

Interview Date: TBC

Contact: helen.henderson@alzheimers.org.uk

Day Support Worker

Reference: VAC1185

Please note the deadline for this role is 23:59 on the closing date. 

About the role

Our Day Support services provide care and support for a person with dementia during the day in a safe and comfortable environment. This service gives users an opportunity to meet and mix with others, stimulation through social contact and meaningful activities, and an opportunity to pursue personal hobbies and social activities.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our team providing a Day Support service to people with dementia. You will be required to take responsibility for a caseload of clients; contributing to the development of individual care plans; making appropriate risk assessments; working to complete them and helping people with dementia to achieve their potential and maximise their skills.

About you

We are looking for an individual with experience within a care environment and an understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carer’s. You’ll need to be someone who knows how to get the best out of people and be able to devise and lead meaningful activities in our Day Support Service for people with dementia. You will need to be able to work well as a team and be passionate about improving the quality of life for people living with dementia.

If you have the qualities we’re looking for and are passionate about improving the quality of life for people with dementia you will quickly establish yourself as a valued member of our team.

You will possess NVQ Level 2 in Care or be willing to work towards this qualification.

This post requires an enhanced DBS clearance.

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities.

Our employees 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. 

 

You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

Additional Information

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If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk

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