VAC2720 - Dementia Support Worker (Isle of Man)

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Isle of Man

Salary: £16,290.40 - £17,282.40 - actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 28 per week

Closing Date: 07 February 2022

Interview Date: To be confirmed (interviews will be conducted through Zoom or Teams)

Contact: Graham Bell - G.Bell@alzheimers.org.uk

VAC2720 - Dementia Support Worker (Isle of Man)

Hours: 28 per week

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 12:00 mid-day on the closing date

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.

About the role

The Isle of Man team works to provide support for people affected by dementia throughout their journey with the condition.

This position will be based at Nobles Hospital and will provide support for people with dementia in the acute care setting. This will complement the existing roles, which provide immediate post diagnosis support and community support across the island.

About you
We are looking for a highly motivated individual, with an understanding of dementia and the needs of people affected by dementia.

You will be empathetic and non-judgmental in your approach with a commitment to equal opportunity.

Have good communication skills to meet the diverse needs of our community.

Understand client confidentiality and how this is applied when representing client needs.

Preferably had some experience of working with a wide variety of relevant agencies.

Possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) or have demonstrable experience.

You will be able to develop the role and will be supported to introduce ideas and services which really meet the needs of people with dementia in the hospital. The overarching aim is to:

  • To work with the hospital team to try to prevent their dementia deteriorating during their stay
  • To achieve a safe and appropriate discharge and,
  • To facilitate a smooth transition to their home in partnership with the community dementia support worker

If you have the skills, knowledge and experience to meet these aims, then you could be the person to join our team.

Please take the time to go through the Job Application Guidance we have provided below so we are able to call you in for a interview!

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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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 recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk

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.

Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here.

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