Dementia Adviser

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Hammersmith & Fulham
£23,548 actual per annum
19 Sep 2016
29 Sep 2016
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Dementia Adviser   Make a real difference to people’s lives as a Dementia Adviser for a leading charity.   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: Dementia Adviser Location: Hammersmith Contract type: Fixed Term (until 31 March 2017) Hours: 35 per week Salary: £23,548 actual per annum   Closing Date: 29 September 2016 Interview date: 6 October 2016
About the Role:   The successful candidate will provide a highly responsive, individualised information and signposting service to people with a diagnosis of dementia as the first priority for the service. You will also provide an extended information and signposting service to immediate carers, families and friends of the people who are referred to the service.   You will market the Dementia Adviser Service and develop a network of support from health and care professionals who will refer people with a diagnosis to the service at the earliest opportunity, and you will be the first point of access following referral into the Dementia Adviser Service.   With practical and administrative support from the local volunteer co-ordinator, you will develop and manage a strong team of up to six volunteers to support the service. You will also seek and record client feedback to understand whether needs are being met, and to plan any necessary adjustments.   About You:   You will possess an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent, have good organising and time management skills, experience of record keeping, report writing and managing volunteers and good IT skills.   Our client is committed to equal opportunities.   You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Not For Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant 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.