Memory Support Worker (Leeds) x2

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Leeds

Salary: £19,964 - £20,770 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) (+ London Allowance of £3,600 if applicable)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 15 April 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Contact: Paul Smithson - paul.smithson@alzheimers.org.uk or 07803115653

Memory Support Worker (Leeds) x2

Reference number: VAC2066 and VAC2067

Office location: Community Working with some homeworking.

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 23.59pm on the closing date.

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK and numbers are set to rise to over 1 million by 2025.

The Alzheimer’s Society are working in partnership with Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to deliver a service where Memory Support Workers have the rewarding opportunity to provide support and guidance to connect the person with dementia, and their family/carer, to community support; and integrating primary, secondary and community care in a person-centred approach.  The team will support the management of dementia in primary care and connect directly to initiatives to reduce admissions and maintain personal well-being & independence for as long as possible.

We are looking for 2 individuals who possesses minimum Level 2 Health and Social Care or relevant qualification with an excellent understanding of dementia and the needs of those affected by it. Your ability to provide person centred assessment of need, along with a clear understanding of the need for client confidentially is essential to providing a valuable and worthwhile service.

To be successful in this role you will have excellent non-judgmental communication skills as well as strong organisational and time management skills in order to manage your caseload of clients effectively.

Are you someone who can work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team and are passionate about improving the quality of life for people living with dementia? Then take the first step and apply today.

It is essential you can travel independently across the area. Travel expenses will only be paid from the Leeds boundary.

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities. Job sharing will be considered.

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.

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