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Location:  Chorley

Hours: 21 hours per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday)

Salary:  Grade 2 Points 11-13, £14,881 - £15,599 pro rata

Age UK Lancashire has a part time vacancy for a Dementia Community Links Support Worker. A support worker is required to join our enthusiastic team to help us deliver a service to those living with dementia in Chorley.

The successful applicant will work closely with service users and their carers living with early onset to moderate stage dementia. They will have an understanding of existing Age UK services, community groups, clubs and activities. The applicant will ensure that service users are actively involved in engaging in new activities and building relationships and circles of support.

Use of a car is essential as travel throughout the area is required.

Due to the nature of the above post, enhanced disclosure will be sought from the disclosure and barring service prior to appointment.

Pension:                   As from 5th February 2014 the organisation’s Group Pension Plan is closed to new employees and will be replaced by auto-enrolment from 1st July 2014 for all eligible employees.

Travel:                         Travelling expenses will be paid for all journeys required for work, excluding travel from home to base.   The current rates are 45p per mile for the first 10,000 miles per year and 25p per mile thereafter.

If you are interested in this position please access the links below for an application pack or call

 Sharon Armitage on 01282 442527 or email sarmitage@ageuklancs.org.uk.

 

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 25th July 2018

Interview Date: To be arranged