Job: Dementia Advisor

Expiry date
12/10/2017
Salary
£24,604 per annum

Job description

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Permanent role
  • Based at MindCare, Anchor House in Orpington

The Bromley Dementia Support Hub is an exciting service that launched in July 2016. It is delivered by a consortium of local providers working in partnership:

  • MindCare Dementia Support, the specialist dementia arm of Bromley & Lewisham Mind
  • Age UK Bromley & Greenwich
  • Carers Bromley
  • Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

The Hub provides comprehensive person-centred support to people with dementia and their carers, alongside training, raising awareness and community development to improve the experience of people with dementia.

Dementia Advisors provide advice and person centred individual support, including signposting and community bridge building to help people access community resources. With experience of working in health or social care, including in community based services, you will have good communication skills with assessment and support planning skills.

Staff benefits include a matched contribution pension scheme, 25 days’ holiday (pro-rata, rising with service), quality supervision and training opportunities. See our website for more reasons to work for Bromley & Lewisham Mind.

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date:               9:00am on Thursday 12 October 2017

Likely interview date: Monday 23 October 2017

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