- Expiry date
- £9.80 per hour (new rate from 1 April 2019)
- Dementia Support Workers
- £9.80 per hour (this is an increased hourly rate, effective from 1 April 2019)
- Location: Orpington and surrounding areas (London Borough of Bromley)
Help people with dementia to live well in their homes and communities, in a rewarding job with a local charity, supporting local people.
MindCare Dementia Support is looking for Dementia Support Workers to support people living with dementia across Bromley borough, with a particular need in Orpington and surrounding areas.
You will be required to work in people’s homes for sessions of 3-4 hours at a time.
This may involve:
- engaging clients in activities to help them maintain everyday skills
- support with daily living activities
You will be spending quality time, building trusting relationships, providing one-to-one support to people with dementia and, in many cases, giving family carers a much needed break.
We provide a respite service 7 days a week from 8am – 11pm.
What We Need From You
The qualities we are looking for include:
- good communication skills
- an ability to use initiative.
You will have an interest, and perhaps some personal or work experience, in supporting older people.
A full driving licence, use of a car and knowledge of the local areas are desirable.
Successful applicants will be expected to:
- undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
- attend a 3-day induction.
We Can Offer You
- Regular work depending on your availability
- Mileage costs and holiday pay
- A full induction and ongoing training and regular supervision
- High level of job satisfaction, working as part of a committed team.
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Deadline for Applications
5pm on Weds 13 February 2018
Likely Interview Dates
Weds 27 February and Friday 1 March