Recruitment

Job opportunities for paid staff

Dementia Link Worker x 2 posts

 Hours:                         35 hours per week

Salary:                         £24,000 per annum

Contract Type:           6 months (posts may be extended)

Location:                     London Borough of Ealing

Deadline:                    2 May 2017

Dementia Concern is an independent charity providing services for people with dementia and their carers in the London Borough of Ealing.

The Dementia Link Service provides a comprehensive support and information service for people with dementia and their carers in the community in the London Borough of Ealing – linking them with appropriate social and health services.  With increasing numbers of people being diagnosed with dementia, there is a growing need for the Dementia Link Service.

The role involves on-going assessment, informing clients about dementia medications and linking in with GPs, the West London Mental Health Trust and other services.

The postholder should have an ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.  He/she should have previous experience of working with, and be empathetic to the needs of, people with dementia, older people or other vulnerable people in the community.  Ideally he/she should have competent assessment and care planning skills and knowledge of medication and monitoring its effects.

For more information contact Devinder Lehal on 020 8568 4448 or email devinderlehal@dementiaconcern.co.uk

Deadline for completed applications: 5.00pm Tuesday 2 May 2017

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