Communities Coordinator (Dementia Charity)

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Dunstable
Salary
£13,279 actual per annum
Posted
05 Nov 2018
Closes
18 Nov 2018
Ref
00324343
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Communities Coordinator (Dementia Charity) 

Let’s take on dementia together 

Our client is the UK's leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator 
Location: Dunstable 
Contract type: Part time, Permanent 
Hours: 21 per week 
Salary: £13,279 actual per annum 

Closing date: 5pm on Sunday 18th November 
Interview date: Thursday 22 November 

About the role: 

This is an exciting opportunity to continue to work towards making Luton more dementia-friendly. The role includes consulting people affected by dementia on their priorities and promoting better understanding of dementia across communities. In creating more dementia-friendly communities they aim to promote independence for people living with dementia. 
About you: 

As Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator for Luton, you will work with the established steering group to enable them to persuade more businesses, organisations and individuals to support the Dementia Friendly Community, with a focus on hard to reach communities. 

You’ll use the fantastic tools available, like the Dementia-friendly business guide to convince organisations of the benefits of making small changes that will help people affected by dementia. You will work closely with the Chair to increase the sustainability of the group itself, supporting everyone to play their part. 

You’ll be a good communicator, equally happy to talk 1-1 over coffee, with community leaders, business owners and people affected by dementia, or to present to a meeting, and you’ll be excited by finding people who want to make change in their communities. You’ll be organised and passionate about engaging businesses, civic and community organisations, local groups, health and social care providers with their local dementia-friendly community. You will be equally comfortable with technology, providing website updates, reports and presentations to help keep things on track. 
The 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, Community Coordinator, Support Coordinator, Not For Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, etc.

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