Northallerton & Richmond: 2 posts – Dementia Activities Support Worker, Dementia Forward

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Dementia Forward is a passionate, innovative and inclusive charity supporting people with dementia, their families, carers and friends across North Yorkshire and York. Due to our continued growth, we currently have vacancies for the following:

One Dementia Activities Support Worker to set up and run our new Dementia Hub Club in Northallerton, one day a week, (day to be decided), 9am-4pm

PLUS

One Dementia Activities Support Worker to cover maternity leave for nine months at our Dementia Hub Club in Richmond, Monday to Thursday, 9am-4pm

If you’re a person who:

  • wants to make a difference
  • has empathy
  • enjoys working with people
  • wants to work in the community
  • would like to work with a friendly, pro-active, enthusiastic team who really care about their work and the impact it has then we want to hear from you!

Interested parties may apply for either position or both.

It is hoped, but not guaranteed, that there will be a permanent offer of employment at the end of the maternity cover.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure the smooth running of Dementia Forward’s group work by taking responsibility for the practical arrangements but most importantly supporting and encouraging the clients who attend. The main aim of the group work is to support people with dementia and their carers to maintain wellbeing, social interaction and to assess and report any needs or concerns

Please email recruitment@dementiaforward.org.uk for an application pack and full job description. Please state which position/s you are interested in.

Salary £11.74 per hour.

5 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays Company pension scheme and sick pay.

www.dementiaforward.org.uk

T 01765 601224

Closing date: Friday 15 July 2022

Registered charity 1148225