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.
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