Dementia Advisor/Volunteer Coordinator, Immediate Start
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Dementia Advisor/Volunteer Coordinator to join Making Space, a not-for-profit care provider to cover the Derbyshire area. In return we offer a competitive salary of £9.18 per hour.
Making Space provide services in the heart of local communities, and specialist care and support services. Our professional, caring employees and volunteers deliver our services with dignity, respect and compassion, focusing on outcomes that help the people we support has the freedom to enjoy an everyday life.
With responsibility for recruitment, placement and supervision of volunteers who support people living with dementia and their carers in a group setting, you will promote the provision for carers and service users in line with current national objectives. You may also be required to cover leave for fellow Dementia Advisors where necessary.
Experience of working with people who experience mental ill health and / or carers is essential, along with excellent communication skills and a Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care or the willingness to work towards. The successful post holder will also demonstrate the ‘Six Cs’ – care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment.
Working hours are 35 per week.
Having your own mode of transport is essential.
The successful candidate must have experience of working with Dementia or is willing to learn.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including flexible working, the option to buy annual leave, a Company Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and a Reward Gateway Scheme. We are also fully committed to your learning by running in-house training workshops and investing in your continued personal development.
For more information, please call Honor Simpson on 07738 148 295 or e-mail Honor.Simpson@makingspace.co.uk
You can also find more information on our website on www.makingspace.co.uk