Southend and Westcliff Day Centre, Southend, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS0 8EG
£9.30 + Benefits
The role of the Dementia Support Worker at our Southend and Westcliff Jewish Community Centre, provides a comprehensive and dynamic range of activities and personal support to Centre members who have a diagnosis of dementia, cognitive impairment, or memory problems, by uderstanding issues affecting people with dementia. The Dementia Support Worker & Driver is responsible for specific clients, completing care plans and reports and attending reviews.
The Centre can cater for up to 35/40 people in the main centre and up to 20 members per week who have been diagnosed with dementia. The Service serves Jewish people living in the Southend and Westcliff area and surrounding district.,. The Centre also offers outreach to people within their own homes and in other communal locations.
This post is for 15 hours per week (2 days Tuesdays & Wednesdays) working 8.30am - 16.30pm
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Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.
Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.
Please be aware that this vacancy will close, once a sufficient number of suitable candidates have been identified therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.
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