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Support Worker - Dementia Specialist Services

Age UK Faversham & Sittingbourne
4.0 out of 5
Swale
£10.42 an hour - Permanent, Full-time

Location

Swale

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking

Full job description

At Age UK Faversham and Sittingbourne, we are looking for a Support Worker to join our passionate centre & community team, delivering Dementia Specialist Services for our clients across the Swale area.

You must have a genuine passion for working with people living with dementia and their carers and families. This role is a diverse role and will vary from day to day, the ethos of the role is to ensure that independence and person centred support is at the heart of everything we deliver.

You could be delivering activities/services in a person's home on a 1-1 basis or in a group setting. This can vary from singing groups, arts & crafts to days out participating in various activities which our clients enjoy.

You will be working across the Swale regions of Faversham & Sittingbourne and surrounding areas and must hold a valid driving license and have access to your own vehicle for which mileage at 50p per mile will be paid.

Your responsibilities will include: -

  • Centre based service delivery
  • 1-1 delivery of services in clients homes

You will have: -

  • A caring nature who will be sensitive to the needs and wishes of our clients and colleagues
  • You will have a full clean driving license and access to your own vehicle (with business insurance)
  • Ideally you will hold a NVQ level 2 qualification in health & social care
  • Previous dementia services experience or of working in an environment that supports people living with memory loss

What we can offer to you: -

  • Excellent training opportunities and career progression.
  • Job reassurance - the role is Covid secure as we have continued our service throughout the pandemic and will continue to do so.
  • An extra day’s holiday for your birthday
  • Onsite parking in centre of Faversham
  • Access to the Blue Light Card
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Subsidised Lunch

Days of work are: Monday to Friday, 08:30 - 16:30.

Application deadline: Friday 31st March, 12.00pm

**Any offer of employment will be subject to our safer recruitment policy which will include an enhanced DBS check**

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £10.42 per hour

Benefits:

  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking

Day range:

  • Monday to Friday

Physical setting:

  • Day centre
  • Homecare

Shift:

  • Day shift

Work Location: One location

Application deadline: 31/03/2023