Alzheimer Scotland Vacancies – Support Worker, Dementia Advisor
Alzheimer Scotland are now recruiting for two new vacancies! You can find out more about each of the vacancies as well as instructions to apply by following the links below;
Hours: 21 a week
Salary: £18,236.40 pro rata (£10.02 per hour)
We are looking for a unique individual who can support people with dementia, within our day service, personalised to the individual’s needs.
Our support workers are our most important people as they provide front line support. Our support workers help individuals to maintain skills and independence by providing company and the opportunity for people with dementia to socialise, in a day service setting.
The focus of the support is around therapeutic activities and connecting with peers. Please contact the recruiting manager for more information.
Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia. You will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and participate in training (including SVQ’s) is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.
Full driving license and access to a vehicle during working time is essential for this post.
Hours: 28 hours a week
Salary: £27,596 – £30,550 pro-rata
This is an exciting opportunity for a permanent part time Dementia Adviser position within our Perth & Kinross Services.
The post holder will provide information on support services available locally for both the person with dementia and his/her carers and family members, providing advice and signposting as and when required.
The Dementia Advisor will also provide support to local communities within the respective localities to help them become more dementia-friendly and to increase their capacity to support those living with dementia. The post holder will work alongside the respective teams to deliver a blended approach of support, will develop and facilitate new activities for people living with dementia and carers whilst working alongside the Perth and Kinross team to deliver and facilitate already established online virtual group work activities. The postholder will be based within Perth Dementia Resource Centre. The post holder will work with individuals and groups of people affected by dementia and will seek to ensure that statutory and independent organisations improve their understanding and responses to the needs of people with dementia and their carers.