Employer - Dementia Care

Job title - Support Assistants

Reference number -

Sector - Charity

Department - Care

Location - Newcastle area

Salary - £13,000 - £16,000 per annum pro-rata

Hours - Various | various 20, 30 and 40 hour contracts

Closing date - 15 Nov 2012 00:00

Job description

Dementia Care Partnership is a leading NE based charity providing quality care and support to people with dementia, other degenerative neurological disorders and acquired brain injury for over 20 years. We offer up to 24 hour home support, independent living houses and day services. Following implementation of a major restructuring and change programme, designed to improve the quality of our service and provide better support to our staff and clients, we are looking to recruit to the following frontline care positions:

We offer:

One of the best support packages in the care industry including guaranteed hours, £7 hour support worker salary, 28 days holiday, localised working in teams offering client continuity, a matched pension and ongoing training.

You must be:

Person centred - have a genuine interest in caring for and working with people with dementia;

Willing to put the needs of the client first and be adaptable - including working early morning, evening and weekend shifts on a rota basis;

A good communicator - who can understand the needs of people with complex behavioural needs and use your skills and experience to support people to remain independent, enjoy life and have positive experiences;

Keen to build on your good understanding of caring for people to become a specialist in dementia.

Support Assistants: expected earnings £13,000 to £16,000 pro rata various 20, 30 and 40 hour contracts. No experience is required as full training will be given but you will be required to do domestic work, shopping, take people on outings and some personal care.

Contact information

Application packs are available from: Clarice@dementiacare.org.uk or by ringing 0191 217 3305.

All successful applicants will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced CRB check and not be registered on List 99 or the Independent Safeguarding Authority list.

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