Job: Dementia Advisor – Greenwich

Expiry date
01/11/2020
Salary
£25,982

Job details

  • £25,982 per year
  • Full time (37.5 hours per week)
  • Permanent role
  • Based in Shooters Hill and Greenwich

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.

Greenwich MindCare Dementia Information and Support Service

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind (BLG Mind) are commissioned by the Royal Borough of Greenwich to deliver the dementia advice and information support service. Greenwich MindCare supports people with a dementia diagnosis and their carers and works in close partnership with Oxleas Memory Clinic. The dementia advisors are situated alongside the Memory Service at Memorial Hospital thus ensuring a seamless route from diagnosis to accessing advice, information and support.

Greenwich MindCare service provision includes:

  • Personalised advice and information
  • Individual person-centred support planning
  • Help to access other support, services and community resources
  • Carer-specific workshops
  • Follow up support and contact

Dementia Advisors provide advice and person centred individual support, including signposting and bridge building to help people access community resources. We are seeking applicants with experience of working in health or social care, including in community based services, who possess good communication, assessment and support planning skills.

Please contact Judith.Unsworth@blgmind.org.uk with any queries about this role.

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 Sunday 1st November

Likely interview date

Week commencing 9th November

How to Apply

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

Registered Charity: 1082972

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