Published 7th June 2021


Dementia Assistant at Link Age Southwark

About Link Age Southwark

Link Age Southwark is a vibrant local charity which helps to ensure that older people can thrive in later life. They work with up to 600 older people each year, and with 400 volunteers, to support older to people stay connected with their communities, alleviating loneliness, improving health and wellbeing and making communities stronger through volunteering.

About the Role
  • Hours of work: Part time (12-14 hours per week)
  • Contract type: Freelance
  • Salary: £14 per hour
  • Location: SE22

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out home visits to assess people living with dementia who have been referred into our
    services
  • Support the Dementia Services Manager and Dementia Service Coordinator at their dementia specific groups
  • Help find resources, research and prepare activities
  • Contact service users to remind them of forthcoming groups, arrange travel with a local taxi
    company and with volunteer drivers
  • Escort service users with mild to moderate dementia in a taxi to and from groups
  • Input information into their database
  • Carry out any other ad hoc duties related to Link Age Southwark dementia service

For further information see the job description. 

To apply for the role, fill in the application form available on their website.

Please note that the closing date is Monday 5th July at 9am and interviews will take place on Friday 16th July.

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