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Day Care Organiser - Edinburgh Service

  • Part time
  • £21,374 – £22,775 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th May 2022

  • Advertised from 22nd April 2022
  • Permanent, 21 hours.


Our Day Care Organisers are responsible for the co-ordination of a Day Opportunities group for Younger People Living with Dementia; this includes assessments, reviews and the planning of activities.

You will find that no two days are the same, and you will need to be flexible. It is an exciting and fast-paced environment which is deeply rewarding. You are there as a facilitator to an active club, enabling group members involvement and engagement in the planning and delivery. Your role will also include supporting the staff and volunteers to provide the same level of support.

The role entails the planning and facilitating of a monthly schedule for the groups. You always need to be thinking ‘what can we do next?’, and this involves lots of networking with different organisations across Edinburgh. You need to ensure everyone feels safe and supported while at the club and when you are out. We offer transport, by car, to and from the club and you will be required to organise that as part of the monthly schedule as well as organising a varied and nutritious snacks and refreshments.

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.

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 – 15 May 2022

Interview date – TBC

Recruiting Manager: Lisa Moodie

Location: Alzheimer Scotland, 160 Dundee Street, Edinburgh, EH11 1DQ

Tele: 0131 551 9350