Day Support Worker

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Worthing and District

Salary: £3,038 actual per annum

Working Hours: 7 per week

Closing Date: 27 May 2019

Interview Date: TBC

Contact: K.Hall@alzheimers.org.uk - 01903 262666

Day Support Worker

Reference number:   VAC16151

Please note this role closes at 17:00PM.

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.

About the role

We are now looking for an exceptional individual to be part of the established Centre Club service. Centre Club is a younger person’s dementia day care service based in Worthing and is operational every Tuesday of the week. The service you will provide involves providing formally arranged support for a group of people with dementia in the safe and secure environment of the Centre Club.

About you

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. You will possess an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent as well as having good organisational, record keeping and facilitation skills combined with excellent communication and listening skills.  

An understanding of the value of group activities to people living with dementia along with experience in a care or support environment will be essential.

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.

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.

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

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