Job: Dementia Advisor

Expiry date
£10,934 for 15 hours per week 

Job details

  • £10,934 for 15 hours per week (based on a full time salary of £27,334 for 37.5 hours per week)
  • Hours could be worked as 2 days of 7.5 hours, or 3 days of 5 hours
  • Working days must include Monday
  • Permanent contract
  • Based in London Borough of Lewisham

MindCare Dementia Support is part of Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind and provides dementia support in the London boroughs of Bromley and Lewisham.  Our new service Lewisham Dementia Support Hub is a partnership of MindCare, Sydenham Gardens, Carers Lewisham and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and provides support and advice for those living with dementia and for their carers.

Our Dementia Advisors are the heart of the service, providing person-centred advice, information and support with an aim to help people live well with dementia. We are looking for a part time Dementia Advisor, with a passion for supporting people to get the most out of life to join our friendly and motivated team. The successful applicant must be willing to visit people in their homes in order to undertake comprehensive assessments. They will also be expected to run groups and activities for people with dementia.

Dementia Advisors provide advice and person centred individual support, including signposting and community bridge building to help people access community resources. The successful candidate will have experience of working in health or social care, including in community based services, as well as good communication, assessment and support planning skills.

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service check

Staff benefits include a matched contribution pension scheme, 25 days’ holiday (pro-rata, rising with service), quality supervision and training opportunities.

Closing date

9:00 am on Monday 29th July 2019

Likely Interview date

Tuesday 6th August 2019