Dementia Support Worker (CrISP)
As a Dementia Support Worker you will be expected to plan, promote and deliver Carer Information and Support Sessions (CrISP) in the Belfast area. CrISP aims to improve the knowledge, skills and understanding of those caring for a person with dementia, by providing effective support and up-to-date, relevant and evidence-based information in a group setting. The programme facilitates peer support and a shared learning experience led by trained Society staff and support volunteers in a safe, accessible, appropriate environment. You will also assist service users to access other services, providing signposting and onward referrals
We are looking for an individual who possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) with an understanding of dementia and the needs of those living with dementia and their carers.
Your ability to assess client needs along with the understanding of the need for client confidentially is essential to providing a valuable and worthwhile service. To be successful in this role you will have excellent non-judgmental communication skills as well as strong organisational and time management skills in order to manage your caseload of clients effectively.
This post is permanent, subject to funding.
Are you someone who can work well as part of a team and are passionate about improving the quality of life for people living with dementia? Then take the first step and apply today.
Fiona Brown, Services Manager
Unit 4 Balmoral Business Park