Support Worker x 2 Edinburgh
- 160 Dundee Street, EH11 1DQ
- £19,110 per year pro rata
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Part Time
- 18 hours per week
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Contract: 2 positions - 2 x18 hours per week, temporary until 31 March 2024
At present, there are an estimated 8,464 citizens living with dementia in Edinburgh. Around 300 of these people are under the age of 65 years old.
Would you like to make a difference to the lives of younger people living with dementia in Edinburgh?
Supporting individuals to keep connected to their communities, engage in their interests and hobbies and access peer support. Working between the hours of 10am and 4pm weekdays, using your own car to help people get around (mileage and expenses are paid).
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.
For a full job description, please click apply where you will be redirected to our website to fill out an online application form. Applicants must complete the form on our website to be considered for this role. CV applications will not be considered.
The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.
Interview date – 12 April 2023