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Dementia Community Support Worker - (Part-time / Permanent)

Job reference: 1511568 
Date notified: 14/10/2021 
Job location: Belfast 
Salary: £9.77 per hour 
Hours: 20 
Worktime: 8am-4pm to be confirmed 
Closing date: 28/10/2021 
Employer: Age NI 
Business: Charity 
Address: 3 Lower Crescent 
  Belfast 
Postcode: BT7 1NR 
Telephone: 028 90245729 
Email: recruitment@ageni.org 
Website: www.ageni.org.uk 

Job Duties:

To provide support with personal care including toileting and personal hygiene.
To be aware of the changing needs, wishes and aspirations of individuals and communicate these to the service manager.
To maintain high standards of care and support in working with older people, developing social connections and ability to remain as independent as possible and through this provide support to carers.

To maintain written records and other information as required by the Service Manager, including information to monitor quality of life improvement in people accessing the Dementia Community Support Service.
To personally contribute towards a happy and therapeutic environment and to the workings of a caring staff and volunteer team.
To work flexible hours on a rota basis which may include evening and weekend work.
To work to a professional code of practice regarding confidentiality, safeguarding, and respect for the human rights of individuals accessing the Service at all times.

Qualifications / Experience:

Experience of providing person centred care, including personal care, to a person with dementia in a paid or voluntary capacity.
Ability to be innovative and use initiative.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Good organisational and planning skills.
A current driving licence and access to a car or an alternative form of transport that allows you to meet the travel needs of this post.
QCF Level 2 in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards achieving this qualification.
The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Access NI disclosure: www.nidirect.gov.uk/publications/accessni-code-practice

Work time can start at 8am up to 8pm, however this is flexible dependant on the needs of the service users (eg you may do the morning calls only or evening calls only).

Application Method:

Please send completed employer application form (available via www.jobcentreonline.com) to the employer (see employer details). Employer Ref: HSW/10/21

Other Information:

There are various posts available for 20 or 30 hours (can be flexible). Work hours are split over 5 days and normally every other weekend off.

Equality Statement: Age NI is committed to recruiting fairly. An application form enables us to assess applicants consistently against the criteria for the role and for that reason we cannot accept CVs.

Age NI is committed to providing equal opportunities to everyone.
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