Dementia Support Worker

Hours: 3 roles working 7 hours per week

Salary: £3,694 pa (£19,500 FTE)

Location: Two roles based in Littlehampton (Fridays) and one role based in Crawley (Wednesdays)

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, is an independent local charity working in the community to help older people, their families and their carers.

Our vision is to inspire and enable people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life. To do this, we provide an array of services and activities that meet the needs and interests of the communities we support, providing opportunities for people to get out, have fun, socialise and build friendships. It really is a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people’s lives.

We have 3 exciting new vacancies available to join our amazing and dedicated Dementia Services team. You will be helping support clients living with Dementia, who access our day support services, as well as providing personal care support where required. Your role will be to encourage our members to actively take part in activities that are meaningful to them, which in turn helps promote mental and physical stimulation. This role will give you an opportunity to join a welcoming and dynamic team, with the aim of providing a safe, fun and stimulating environment for our members.

We have 3 vacancies available, working 7 hours a week. Two roles will be based in Littlehampton working Fridays and one in Crawley working Wednesdays.

You will be motivated by being part of an exceptional team that works tirelessly to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. You will be an excellent team player and people affected by dementia will be at the heart of every action you take and decisions you make.

This post requires you to have a full driving licence and use of a car.

At AWSBH we value our people and as such our staff benefits include:

  • Flexible Working Option Ongoing professional training and development 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) pro-rata for part time staff Health Cash Plan
  • As an employer, we want to see the diversity of our communities reflected in our workforce. We believe that employing a rich mix of people from a range of different backgrounds with fresh ideas and different perspectives is key to enabling us to continually improve our services to the diverse communities we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.

    We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is as inclusive as possible for everyone and this includes making reasonable adjustments for disabled people.

    To arrange an informal chat, please contact Charlie Rayner on 01903 792015 or email

    The closing date for applications is 14/06/2022 00:00

    Interviews will take place on 21/06/2022 .

    To apply please complete an application form or email your CV with a full covering letter as to why you are suitable for the role to

    Application forms can be downloaded via our website .

    We are unable to acknowledge receipt of application forms or let candidates know that they have not been selected for interview, therefore if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you must assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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