Dementia Link Worker - East Lothian

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


  • Advertised from 17th February 2021
  • Salary: £26,787.39 - £29,654.54 pro rata. 17.5 hours per week, temporary contract to 31 March 2022
  • Reference R001015

Role

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.

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

Application notes

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