We are recruiting a Development Worker who will focus on the Food Buddies project in Scottish Borders. This is a part time post working initially 16 hours a week.

The core features of the project are:

-Making life better for people with dementia and their carers, family and friends – enabling people to maintain the life that is ordinary for them and be as independent as they want to be for as long as possible, reducing worry and having more people in their lives who can support them.
-Supporting and encouraging peer support – people with dementia and families sharing their experiences on challenges and solutions.
-Focussing on food – any and all aspects that matter for people with dementia and their carers

How to apply for the post

Please provide 3 things:

•A CV, explaining what your experience is. We are interested in people’s life experience when it is relevant to this post, such as hobbies and roles you do on a voluntary basis, as well as paid work.

•A short note on what you bring to the main tasks in this job description.

•The names of 2 people who will give you a reference. They should know you in roles that are relevant for this type of post.

There is no application form.

You can send applications by post or by email:

Email: admin@otbds.org

Post: Unit 10, 150 Brand St, Glasgow G51 1DH

Download the full job description here.

The closing date for applications is 5 pm on Monday 11th July 2016.