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Support Worker x 3 - Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • £17,290 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th August 2021


  • Advertised from 8th July 2021
  • £9.50 per hour. 3 positions available - 2 x 21 hours per week/1 x 18 hours per week. Temporary to 31 March 2023,
  • R001054

Role

We are looking for unique people who can support people with dementia, in a variety of environments, personalised to the individual’s needs.

Our support workers are our most important people as they provide front line support. Our support workers help individuals to maintain skills and independence by providing company and the opportunity for people with dementia to socialise, either at home or in a day service setting.

The focus of the support is around therapeutic activities and connecting with peers. Please contact the recruiting manager for more information.

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 & person specification and to apply, please visit our website.

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

Closing date – 8 August 2021

Interview date – 12 & 13 August 2021

Recruiting Manager: Lisa Moodie, Location: Alzheimer Scotland, 160 Dundee Street, Edinburgh, EH11 1DQ, Tele: 0131 551 9350, Email: edinburghservices@alzscot.org