JOB VACANCY: Young Dementia – Support Co-ordinator

Job location (usual place of work): Home based, Oxfordshire

Pay rate: £25,498, £15,299 pro rata

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title: Support Co-ordinator

Applications close on date: 19 June 2017 noon

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Permanent

Job summary: This is an exciting coordinating role which is essential to meet the demand for individually-tailored support sessions for people of working age with dementia in Oxfordshire. You will also support and develop informal group sessions, and create opportunities for socialising including contributing to our monthly evening Supper Club.

Working with the existing Support Co-ordinator (Central/South), you will ensure that the support relationship with the person and their family works well from start to finish, and reflects the values and positive approach of YDUK. You will share the supervision of our specialist support workers and carefully co-ordinate their work. As part of your co-ordinator role, you will also contribute to the development of support of individual people with young onset dementia from diagnosis onwards with a flexible and creative approach.

Do you have excellent planning, prioritising and co-ordination skills – do you have an understanding of dementia and how it affects people; can you supervise a small team who are doing a challenging job with people who have a progressive condition? Are you calm, adaptable, empathic yourself? If so, we look forward to meeting you. Induction, on-going training and supervision offered.
YDUK team work from home bases, utilising an e-office and you will need to be reasonably confident and competent with e-communication.

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