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Dementia Link Worker - East Lothian

  • Part time
  • £26,787 – £29,654 pro-rata
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 19th March 2021

  • Advertised from 9th March 2021
  • 2 positions, 17.5 hours per week, temporary contract to 31 March 2022
  • Reference R001015


A vacancy has arisen for a Post Diagnostic Dementia Link Worker to work in East Lothian as part of the multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team, based in East Lothian Community Hospital

The Dementia Link Worker will provide Post Diagnostic Support for people who have received a diagnosis of Dementia and will work with families for a minimum of a year, providing flexible and proactive advice, information and support around aspects which will enable people to live well with Dementia for as long as possible.

The successful applicant will have a recognised professional qualification in social care, social work, nursing, occupational therapy, community work, counselling or other related occupations to a minimum of SVQ Level 3 or Nursing grade 5. Full driving license and access to a vehicle during working time essential.

Application notes

For a full job description and person specification and to apply please visit the Alzheimer Scotland website

The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.

Closing date – 19 March 2021

Interview date – 25 March 2021

Recruiting Manager: Lisa Moodie

Location: Mid & East Lothian Services, 3 Edinburgh Road Dalkeith EH22 1LA

Tele: 0131 654 1114