At present, there are an estimated 8,464 citizens living with dementia in Edinburgh. Around 300 of these people are under the age of 65 years old.
Would you like to make a difference to the lives of younger people living with dementia in Edinburgh?
Supporting individuals to keep connected to their communities, engage in their interests and hobbies and access peer support. Working between the hours of 10am and 4pm weekdays, using your own car to help people get around (mileage and expenses are paid).
Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia. You will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and participate in training (including SVQ’s) is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.
Full driving license and access to a vehicle during working time is essential for this post.
For a full job description, please visit our website to fill out an online application form. Applicants must complete the form on our website to be considered for this role. CV applications will not be considered.
The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.
Closing date – 11th January 2023
Interview date – 18 January 2023