Join our team, take on dementia
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
Position: Dementia Adviser
Contract type: Fixed term - ending 31/03/2018
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £23,961.00 per annum (actual)
Closing date: 21 September 2017
Interview date: 2 October 2017
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. Alzheimer’s Society 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 EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb 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.