Dementia Advisor - East Dunbartonshire

  • Part time
  • £27,941 – £30,931 pro-rata
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 29th May 2022


  • Advertised from 11th May 2022
  • 21 hours per week, permanent

Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a permanent part time Dementia Advisor position within our East Dunbartonshire Locality.

The post holder will provide information on support services available locally for both the person with dementia and their carers and family members, providing advice and signposting as and when required.

The Dementia Advisor will also provide support to local communities within East Dunbartonshire to help them become more dementia-friendly and to increase their capacity to support those living with dementia. The post holder will work alongside the team to deliver a blended approach of support and will be based within Bearsden Dementia Resource Centre. They will work with individuals and groups of people living with dementia and will seek to ensure that statutory and independent organisations improve their understanding and responses to the needs of people with dementia and their carers.

This is a very flexible role aimed at meeting the needs of people with dementia and their carers in a given geographical area. The focus and location of the post holder’s activity will vary from time to time depending on the needs of the people we support, although they will have a fixed office base.

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 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 – 29 May 2022

Interview date – 6 June 2022

Location: 49 Milngavie Road, Bearsden, G61 2DW