Home Support Worker - Dementia Service

Bryson Care | Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Bryson Care Home Support Service For People Living With A Dementia And Their Informal Care Givers Require:

 

Home Support Workers

 (C/HSW/E/1617)

 

30 Posts

This is a pilot service delivered in partnership with Dementia Together Northern Ireland

Fixed Term – September 2017

Daytime rate £8ph, Sleepover rate £7.50, Waking night rate £8.50 plus benefits

Various Hours per week

Mon – Sun, Days & Nights

Job Purpose

 

To provide an enhanced befriending service including the provision of personal care and a night sitting service  to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia and their informal care givers with a focus on achieving positive outcomes.

 

Essential Criteria

 

  • Minimum 1 years paid  experience in a health and social care setting
  • Relevant qualification eg. QCF Level 2/3 in Care or equivalent
  • Experience of working with people with dementia
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Access to transport that would enable the post holder to carry out the duties of the post

                                                       

Desirable Criteria

 

GCSE (or equivalent) standard of education 
Completed dementia awareness training

 

Application

For more information, a full job description & person spec, or to obtain an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: 028 9034 7749 or email: hr@brysongroup.org

 

Application packs are also downloadable for external candidates from https://bryson.erecruit.co.uk or they have the option to apply online.

 

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 24th May at 5pm