Dementia Support Worker – Burgess Hill

 

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

Working hours : 6 Hours per week

Salary: £3,166 (£19,500 FTE)
Location: Burgess Hill – Cherry Tree Centre

 

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 one of the established Dementia Day Support Services.

  • You will be helping support clients living with Dementia, who access the day support services, as well as providing personal care support where required.
  • Your role will be to encourage members to actively take part in activities that are meaningful to them, which in turn helps promote mental and physical stimulation.
  • This role will give you an opportunity to join a welcoming and dynamic team, with the aim of providing a safe, fun and stimulating environment for the members.
  • You will be motivated by being part of an exceptional team that works tirelessly to improve the lives of people affected by dementia.
  • You will be an excellent team player and people affected by dementia will be at the heart of every action you take and decisions you make.

 

This post requires you to have a full driving licence and use of a car.

 

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 01903 792015 or email charlie.rayner@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

 

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 recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

 

Closing date:  27 June 2022

Interview Date: week commencing 4 July 2022.

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