Post Diagnostic Support Link Worker

Contract type: Full time, permanent

Location: Community Dementia Team, Campbeltown Hospital, Ralston Road, Campbeltown

Salary: £29,058.97 – £32,169.27

Closing Date: 12 March 2024

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Alzheimer Scotland are looking for a creative and motivated individual with the passion and drive to support people with a recent diagnosis of dementia to live well in their community.

Supporting the Argyll & Bute locality, the post will be based within the Kintyre & Islay Community Dementia Team, Campbeltown Hospital.

Skills in using digital platforms are essential as  a blended approach is used to support people that involves some virtual meetings and on-line groups.

Applicants must hold a recognised relevant professional qualification, have a good understanding of dementia and how it affects people and their families along with excellent communication skills, a warm flexible approach, combined with skills in empathy and relationship building.

In addition, you should have skills and knowledge at the Enhanced Level of the Promoting Excellence Framework or be able to evidence you are working towards its completion.

This post requires a full driving licence and access to a car.