Support Worker Adviser / Care Adviser

Recruiter
Alzheimer’s Society
Location
Solihull
Salary
£16276/annum
Posted
01 Jul 2018
Closes
20 Jul 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Full Time
Support Worker Adviser / Care Adviser

Join our team, take on dementia

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.

Position: Dementia Adviser
Location: Olton, Solihull
Contract type: Permanent, Part Time
Hours: 28 per week
Salary: £16,276 per annum (actual)

Closing date: Noon on Thursday 28th June.
Interview date: Tuesday 10th July

About the role:

Working within our team a Dementia Adviser covering the Birmingham and Solihull areas you will have the rewarding opportunity to provide support and guidance to people with dementia and their carers: helping to maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting them more in control of their lives.

About you:

The service is unique to each service user as it is based upon their personal circumstances and support needs.
- You will offer support and guidance to your clients in a variety of ways, face to face, by phone, letter or email.
- You will also assist service users to access other services, providing signposting and referrals, as well as facilitating support groups and other group activities if required.
- We are looking for an individual who possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) with an understanding of dementia and the needs of those living with dementia and their carers.
- Your ability to assess client needs along with the 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.
- This role requires regular use of IT packages, therefore a good standard of IT would be desirable

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.

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities.

You may have experience of the following: Dementia Adviser, Care Assistant, Caseworker, Special Needs Assistant, Social Worker, Social Care, Community Care, Helpline Coordinator, Volunteering Officer, Support Worker, Mental Health, Dementia etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications

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