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Support Worker - Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • £19,110 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th September 2022


  • Advertised from 12th September 2022
  • 1 position, temporary to 31 March 2023 (possibility of extension, dependent on funding), @ 6x 3hr sessions Mon-Fri.

Role

We are looking for unique people who can support younger people living with dementia (under 65), in a variety of environments, personalised to the individual’s needs.

Our support workers provide front line social and therapeutic support. They help people living with dementia to maintain skills and independence by providing company and support to socialise and participate in activities either at home, out in the community or in a day opportunities setting.

Successful applicants will have a positive creative 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.

Application notes

For a full job description, please click apply where you will be redirected to 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 – 28 October 2022. Applications will be reviewed and interviews held on an on-going basis so please submit your application as soon as possible.

Interview date – TBC