Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Community based - Wakefield and Five Towns
Salary: £20,363 - £21,603 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 26 September 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed (interviews will be conducted through Zoom or Teams)
Contact: Neil Courtman - email@example.com and Natasha Mort - firstname.lastname@example.org
Reference Number: VAC2088
Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5:00 pm on the closing date.
Are you looking for a rewarding career where every day is different?
Do you have the passion and drive to make a positive difference in peoples lives who are affected by dementia?
Would you like to work within a supportive and compassionate team where we work openly, combining our strengths, helping us to achieve more together?
Yes? then please let us tell you more about the fantastic opportunity we have at Alzheimer’s Society!
We are hoping to welcome an approachable and knowledgeable BAME Specialist Community Dementia Support Worker to work in the vibrant and passionate service in Wakefield and Five Towns. This is an amazing opportunity to have a rewarding career providing support and guidance to people with dementia and their carers. We strive to help people to maintain independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting people in more control of their own lives. We promote a person-centred service so that our support is unique to each individual, based upon their own aspirations and needs. We provide information and support in people’s homes and at locations across Wakefield and Five Towns.
We are looking for
About the role
Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Support service involves dedicated members of staff giving one to one support, information and guidance to people with dementia or their carers and wider family or friends, to help people understand dementia, cope with day to day living with dementia and prepare for the future.
Please note, that for home-working roles, we require a reliable WiFi connection and a minimum 10Mb/s broadband. For our home-working employees, we currently offer a home-working allowance of £16 pounds a month (full-time).
If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact email@example.com
Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. This means ensuring our recruitment processes are barrier-free and inclusive as possible to everyone. We will make adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here.