Support / Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Carluke
  • Closing 30th July 2021

  • Advertised from 9th July 2021
  • 15 months fixed term contract


St Andrew’s Church of Scotland: Carluke has an amazing opportunity for someone to become part of our team to provide continuity of support/advocacy to people living with dementia and their carers in Carluke and beyond.

Working as part of a team and collaboratively with other partners and agencies, you will assist people living with dementia to identify their needs and access appropriate support services.

The role will also include supporting and training our committed team of volunteers, who play a key role in the variety of activities we provide as part of a developing Hub of support for people living with dementia and their carers.

The postholder will require to have excellent knowledge and insight into the needs of people living with dementia through professional qualifications or lived experience.

You will play a key role in the development of our Hub which has its ethos strongly rooted in our Christian faith but extends a warm welcome to anyone needing our support – including carers and families of people living with dementia.

This is a part time post for 10 hours per week over two days (Thurs, Fri) with core hours of 11am – 4pm at an hourly rate of £11- £13, depending on qualifications /experience.

Application notes

Further information and a recruitment pack attached below

The closing date for applications is 30 July 2021.