Dementia Support Workers

Recruiter
Pauline Malloy
Location
Lewes
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Aug 2017
Expires
23 Aug 2017
Sector
Childcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Know Dementia, a Sussex based charity, currently manage five Dementia Cafes in High Weald Lewes and Havens with two more opening later in the year. These cafes provide a friendly meeting place for people living with dementia and their supporter. The cafes offer stimulation through social interaction, activities and entertainment and are run by a Cafe Co-ordinator reporting to the Area Co-ordinator.

We wish to recruit two Cafe Co-ordinators to facilitate cafes in the following areas:

- Uckfield, Ticehurst and Crowborough

- Buxted, Newick and Ringmer

with the flexibility to provide cover for holidays and sickness.

This is a fixed term contract of 15 hours per week for 12 months at a salary of GBP7,800 PA plus travel expenses and pro rata holidays based on 20 days plus statutory holidays where applicable.

WE NEED FROM YOU:

Experience of working/caring for people with a dementia and/or other vulnerable adults

Ability to design and facilitate stimulating activities

Full driving licence and serviceable vehicle plus use of a computer

Excellent communication skills - written and verbal

Able to work independently as well as a team player

Able to work in a confidential environment

Please send a covering letter and CV, marked confidential, showing how your relevant values and behaviours would benefit our clients to:

Jennie Morrison-Cowan

Trustee, Know Dementia

Unit 6 & 7 Henfield Business Park,

Shoreham Road, Henfield

BN5 9SL

Tel.

Close date for applications: 4 September 2017

Interview date: 13 September 2017 in Uckfield

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