Job: Dementia Advisor – part time maternity cover (ref. PTDA)

Expiry date
21/09/2020
Salary
£15,589 for 22.5 hours per week (based on a full time salary of £25,982 per year)

Job details

  • £15,589 for 22.5 hours per week (based on a full time salary of £25,982 per year)
  • 22.5 hours per week
  • Fixed term for 12 months with possibility of extension
  • Based at MindCare, Beckenham

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded, innovative local Charity working alongside people with mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of £4M, over 150 staff and 240 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network.

The Bromley Dementia Support Hub is an exciting service delivered by a consortium of local providers working in partnership:

  • MindCare Dementia Support, the specialist dementia arm of Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind
  • Age UK Bromley & Greenwich
  • Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

The Hub provides comprehensive person-centred support to people with dementia and their carers, alongside training, raising awareness and community development to improve the experience of people with dementia.

Dementia Advisors provide advice and person centred individual support, including signposting and community bridge building to help people access community resources. With experience of working in health or social care, including in community based services, you will have good communication skills with assessment and support planning skills.

We recognise the importance of having a diverse and inclusive work force, and would therefore particularly welcome applications from the following, currently under-represented, groups:

  • People from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds
  • People aged 16-25
  • Disabled people
  • People with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities

BLG Mind is committed to meeting the reasonable adjustments of disabled people.

BLG Mind always welcomes applications from people with lived experience of mental health problems.

Staff benefits include a matched contribution pension scheme, 25 days’ holiday (pro-rata, rising with service), quality supervision and training opportunities. See our website for more reasons to work for Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind.

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. 

Closing date

11:59pm on Monday 21st September 2020

Likely interview date

Wednesday 30th September 2020

How to Apply

Carefully read the attached Job Description and Person Specification, download and complete the application form (quoting reference PTDA) and email to personnel@blgmind.org.uk. Please note we do not accept CVs. No contact from agencies please.

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