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Dementia Support Worker Newcastle and Gateshead

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
08/05/2017
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/05/2017 17:00
Salary:
£15,988 actual per annum
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
162836
Employment Location:
Newcastle and Gateshead

Job details 

Closing date:
26 May


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This job is closed for applications.

Further information


Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK and numbers are set to rise to over 1 million by 2025.

At Alzheimer’s Society, we invest in research, raise awareness of dementia and provide over 2000 local services across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Are you an enthusiastic, passionate, experienced professional who would like to be part of developing and shaping an exciting service for the Alzheimer’s Society?

This service will be based in specific GP surgeries in Gateshead and Newcastle providing support to people with a diagnosis of Dementia and their carers. You will work closely with Primary healthcare professionals as well as professionals across the health and social care sector in order to deliver a high quality service.

This role calls for a good understanding of dementia and proven ability to collaborate with external partners. You must also be an excellent communicator and listener who is able to work independently and inspire others. Excellent organisational skills are essential and you are likely to have experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies. Add to that your ability to travel independently and work flexible hours when necessary, this could include the occasional evening and/or weekend and you will quickly establish yourself as a vital member of our team.

For more information and for an application form please visit:

https://alzheimers.livevacancies.co.uk/#!/page/Newcastle-and-Gateshead/Dementia-Support-Worker-x3-334.html

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