We are looking for unique people who can support people with dementia, in a variety of environments, personalised to the individual’s needs.
This is an exciting opportunity for a permanent part time Dementia Advisor position within our Lanarkshire 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 Lanarkshire team to deliver and facilitate already established online and in person activities. The Dementia Advisor will be based within Lanarkshire & 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.
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 – 13.05.22
Interview date – 20.05.22
Recruiting Manager: Julie Anne Moore
Location: Lanarkshire Dementia Resource Centre, 64 Dalziel St, Motherwell ML1 1PJ