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Dementia Advisor – Post

We are recruiting a DEMENTIA ADVISOR.

28 hours per week, fixed term contract for 1 year with the possibility of extending due to funding – negotiable with flexibly applied

£16452.80 per annum (set to rise in accordance with national minimum wage) Funded by the Henry Smith Charity.

The main purpose of this role is to provide information, advice and support to carers of people with dementia by making home visits or offering office appointments, through ongoing telephone contact and visits, through support group meetings and outreach sessions. In addition, the role will involve supporting our new befriending service by effective communication with volunteers, conducting volunteer/carer match meetings and the completion of any necessary paperwork/admin.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and time management skills; good communication and networking skills and experience of recording information and report writing.  Additionally, good IT skills will be required. An understanding of the needs of, and challenges facing, people with dementia and their carers is essential.

Please ring 01226 280057 for an application pack.

CVs will NOT be accepted.

Closing date for completed applications: 2nd February 2024 at 4.30pm

Interviews:  week commencing 12th February 2024.

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