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Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £20,872 – £22,143 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 05 July 2022
Interview Date: TBC
Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 23.59pm on the closing date.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
Location: Hybrid role – Community based in Leeds, with availability to work from home
Who we are
The Alzheimer’s Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia.
What we want
We will not rest until people with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.
What we do
We support people affected by dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times, to improve their lives and help to avoid crisis.
No matter whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, you can turn to Alzheimer’s Society/us for expert support through practical advice, emotional support, and guidance for the best next step
We join forces with people affected by dementia, leading scientists and policy makers, amplifying voices to push for cutting edge breakthroughs and societal change that’ll improve the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the future
How we do it
We’re the friendly face of support, the warm voice at the end of the phone and the determined minds who will fight passionately for the cause of everyone affected by dementia
About the role
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. You will work from an Integrated team base and from home across a defined area of Leeds.
You will have:
An ability to provide a person centred assessment of needs.
A clear understanding of the need for client confidentially.
Excellent non-judgmental communication skills.
Strong organisational and time management skills in order to manage your caseload of clients effectively.
The ability to travel independently across the area.
Possess a minimum Level 2 Health and Social Care or relevant qualification with an excellent understanding of dementia and the needs of those affected by it.
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!
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.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Dementia Adviser, Care Assistant, Caseworker, Special Needs Assistant, Social Worker, Social Care, Community Care, Helpline Coordinator, Volunteering Officer, Support Worker, Mental Health, Dementia, NFP, Not for Profit, Charity, etc.
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