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Support Worker - Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • £19,874 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th September 2023

  • Advertised from 29th August 2023
  • £10.92 an hour. Permanent post 18 hours a week.
  • R001302


Full driving license and access to a vehicle during working time is essential for this post.

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, 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 is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.

This position requires applicants to be registered with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). And successful candidates are expected to hold or work towards a professional qualification (minimum of SVQ2).

The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.

Application notes

To find out more and apply please visit our website

Closing date: 15th September 2023

Interview date: 21st September 2023