Dementia Support Worker


Recruiting Organisation: Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove (AUKWSBH)               

Working hours : 6.5 Hours per week

Salary: £3,425 pa (£19,500 FTE)
Location: Crawley


Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, is an independent local charity working in the community to help older people, their families and their carers. Their vision is to inspire and enable people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life. To do this, they provide an array of services and activities that meet the needs and interests of the communities they support, providing opportunities for people to get out, have fun, socialise and build friendships. It really is a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people’s lives.


They are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join as Dementia Support Worker :

  • You will be working as part of a small team supporting the clients to maintain skills and take part in meaningful activities.
  • Can-Do Service provides weekly support to clients living with early stages of Dementia.
  • Part of the day includes facilitating activities from Badminton, table tennis plus reminiscence quizzes and many more.
  • They provide a safe space for the clients allowing those caring for them at home to take some time for themselves.
  • You will support the Co-ordinator in leading sessions, creating a safe and enjoyable space for the members / carers enabling those using the services to engage in meaningful activities and to support carers in their role and providing signposting where needed.
  • A driving licence is required for the role as it may involve some travel.
  • Should you be successful, you will be subject to a variety of checks, including DBS.

If you want to make a significant, positive difference to older people’s lives and you’re ready for a new challenge, they look forward to hearing from you!


At AWSBH, staff benefits include:

  • Flexible Working Option
  • Ongoing professional training and development
  • 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) pro-rata for part time staff
  • Health Cash Plan

As an employer, they want to see the diversity of our communities reflected in the workforce. They believe that employing a rich mix of people from a range of different backgrounds with fresh ideas and different perspectives is key to enabling them to continually improve our services to the diverse communities they serve. They welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.

They are committed to ensuring that the recruitment process is as inclusive as possible for everyone and this includes making reasonable adjustments for disabled people.


To arrange an informal chat, please contact Charlie Rayner on 07904 977251 or email


For Job Description & Application form please click here.


To apply please complete an application form or email your CV with a full covering letter as to why you are suitable for the role to


Closing date:  23 Oct 2022

Interview Date: 27 Oct 2022.

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