Community Engagement Officer (Service User Involvement)

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Location
Southampton
Salary
£12,820 per annum (actual)
Posted
19 Sep 2016
Closes
29 Sep 2016
Ref
00310122
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Community Engagement Officer (Service User Involvement) A great community engagement role with one of the UK's leading charities.   Our client is the UK's leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK and numbers are set to rise to over 1 million by 2025.
Position: Service User Involvement Officer Location: Southampton (Office in Eastleigh, role covers Southampton city) Contract type: Fixed Term Contract - 12 months Hours: 21 per week Salary: £12,820 per annum (actual)   Closing Date: 29 September 2016 Interview date: TBC
About the Role:   This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside the Dementia Action Alliance Coordinator to help make Southampton a Dementia Friendly City and in doing so you will support local communities to become dementia friendly. The collaboration and reporting with service users will ensure that the communities have their views and opinions of people living with dementia as their focus.   An important part of this role is to ensure that the alliance and Dementia Friendly communities are sustainable at the end of this 12 months project. You will be expected to have a good understanding of Southampton City and the key partners involved and work towards many varied and stretching targets.   Through the Dementia Friendly project they are working closely with the local communities to ensure that people with dementia continue to see their local environment inclusive and welcoming. Using information derived from the consultations with people with dementia and their carers, they will be able to collate and work with the action alliance to shape the community to meet the needs of those with dementia.   About You:   If you feel you can be part of a successful Team and promote better understanding of Dementia across communities and promote independence for people living with Dementia and work in consultation with people with dementia and their carers then please apply.   Our client is committed to equal opportunities.   You may have experience of the following: Service User Involvement Officer, Mental Health, Dementia, Charity, Not for Profit, Community Engagement Officer, Community Support, Consultation, etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.