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Post Diagnostic Dementia Link Worker - East Dunbartonshire Service

  • Part time
  • £25,492 – £28,220 pro-rata
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 25th January 2019


  • Advertised from 10th January 2019
  • 1 position, 21 hours per week, temporary for 1 year

Role

Make a difference: help us to make sure no one goes through dementia on their own.

We need an enthusiastic, skilled and knowledgeable practitioner to join our team.

The Post Diagnostic Dementia Link Worker will be based within the Community Older People’s Mental Health Team at Woodlands Resource Centre in Kirkintilloch and will support people with dementia across East Dunbartonshire.

The Post Diagnostic Dementia Link Worker, in partnership with members of a multi-disciplinary team, will support individuals with dementia, their families and friends from diagnosis onwards. Implementing Alzheimer Scotland’s 5 Pillars Model of post diagnostic support, you will provide ongoing person-centred support and information to people with dementia and their families. The work you do will enable people with dementia and their families to build resilience, plan and prepare for the future, develop coping strategies and subsequently enable them to live well with their diagnosis. The successful applicant will have the ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding role whilst providing high quality support.

Application notes

For a job description and person specification and to apply please visit alzscot.org

Successful applicants for all posts will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland

Closing date: 25 January 2019

Interview date – 5 February 2019

Recruiting Manager: Alastair Black

Location: 49 Milngavie Road, Bearsden, Glasgow, G61 2DW

Telephone: 0141 946 0966

Email alastairblack@alzscot.org