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Dementia Support Worker

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ESCC/21/150072
  • Published: Tue 04/05/2021, 8:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/05/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,698 to £20,092 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: East Sussex

Hours of work: 37 Hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 23 May 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact Wendy Mayhew / Caroline Ley 01323 432340

We have an opportunity to recruit  4  Community Dementia Support Workers  to join our existing team

The Dementia Post Diagnostic Support service is a countywide  community service.   

The aim of the Dementia Post Diagnostic Support Service is to be the main point of contact for the person diagnosed and their carer during the entire dementia journey

The service  provides appropriate emotional support, practical facilitation, guidance and information to meet the needs of those entering the service, as well as facilitating access to well-being interventions which promote independence and quality of life.

The service works  in partnership with/be accessible to a wide range of organisations including GP’s and Primary Care clinicians and staff. The service  facilitates identifying issues leading to deterioration and we work with agencies to ensure a timely and pro-active response. Advanced Care Planning is  a key element of the Dementia Post Diagnostic Support Service.

We deliver

  • Proactive support for the person with dementia and their carer/supporter
  • Information, advice and signposting. It is expected that the Provider will ensure that information about local services is available and up to date together with using other appropriate resources.
  • Emotional support and practical guidance
  • Care coordination/planning*
  • The service  uses appropriate  information resources, such as the Planning for your Future(opens new window) leaflet on the website Dying Matters, to support ACP conversations
  • We will provide a full induction, training , support and shadowing
  • All staff are provided with full PPE and have access to weekly Covid testing

Downloads

  • Job Description and Person Specification

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ESCC/21/150072
  • Published: Tue 04/05/2021, 8:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/05/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,698 to £20,092 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: East Sussex

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