Assistant Project Respite Worker
▌ Part-time (7.5 hours per week on a Friday)
▌ Salary £4,090.21 per annum (FTE £20,451.06 per annum)
▌ Office base in Wokingham
▌ Initial fixed term one year post
Would you like to join a forward thinking, innovative, award winning charity? Then look no further. We provide workshops and 1:1 support for younger people with dementia within Berkshire. Some of the activities that we do in the community are katakanuing, singing, walking, running, book groups and art. Let’s just say your life will never be dull. For your part you will need to have initiative, an interest in dementia, be reliable, creative, fun and caring. Further information about the role can be found in the application pack.
Young Onset Dementia affects adults under the age of 65. Nationally there are about 42,000 people with young onset dementia. In Berkshire alone, there is an estimated 572 people with young onset dementia (based on Dementia UK 2014 report), with about 211 people currently known to health services, living at home or in care homes.
The close down date for completed applications is midnight on Sunday 4th March 2018.
Interviews will take place on the afternoon of the 13th March 2018.