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Dementia Advisor - Caithness

  • Part time
  • £27,055 – £29,951 pro-rata
  • Caithness
  • Closing 17th April 2022

  • Advertised from 11th April 2022
  • Permanent – 28hrs per week
  • Reference R001146


This is an exciting opportunity for a permanent part time Dementia Advisor position within our North Highland team.

The Dementia Advisor will provide information on support services available locally for both the person with dementia, their carers and family members. They will also provide support, advice and signposting as and when required.

The Dementia Advisor will also provide support to local communities within the area to help them become more dementia-friendly and to increase their capacity to support those living with dementia. They will work alongside the respective teams to deliver a blended approach of support. They will develop and facilitate new activities for people living with dementia and carers whilst working alongside the North Highland team to deliver and facilitate already established online virtual group work activities. The Dementia Advisor will be based within Caithness & surrounding areas.

This is a very flexible role aimed at meeting the needs of people with dementia and their carers in a given geographical area. The focus and location of the Dementia Advisors activity will vary from time to time depending on the needs of the people we support, although they will have a fixed office base.

Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia. They 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.

Application notes

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.

Closing date – 17 April 2022

Interview date – tbc

Recruiting Manager: Sarah Fraser

Location: Dementia Resource Centre, Athole Court, Dingwall, IV15 9SH

Tele: 01349 808650