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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: Services Manager
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 28 per week
Salary: £20,240.00 to £22,102.40 (depending on skills and experience)
Closing Date: 19 September 2019
Interview date: 15th October 2019
About the Role:
As Services Manager for Newcastle and Gateshead you will be leading a highly skilled and passionate team of staff who are making a difference in communities across the area.
Working closely with the Area Manager, you will be responsible for managing and supporting the delivery of services that meet the needs of people affected by dementia whilst ensuring compliance with quality, contractual, legislative and financial requirements. You will be responsible for recruiting, developing and supporting all employees and volunteers within your service area. This will include promoting a culture of individual responsibility, effective teamwork, integrity and inclusion to support Alzheimer’s Society in achieving its overall strategy and vision.
Working with colleagues, you will develop and manage the Society’s external relationships and reputation at a local level - including building strong relationships with local commissioners and other relevant organisations as well as participating in media activities.
Educated to QCF/NVQ Level 4 or equivalent in a relevant subject, you will need experience of managing services in health or social care setting – and delivering them within a quality assurance framework. A strong track record of leading, motivating and developing a team is essential, and you will be comfortable working collaboratively across departments. You will be willing to undertake frequent travel within the area and occasional travel outside of the region.
The ability to manage budgets and control expenditure is also important, and you are likely to have some experience of raising the public profile of an organisation or group of people. Add to that a good understanding of dementia and an appreciation of the value of volunteers, and you will be well placed to make your mark as part of our team.
You may have experience of the following: Services Manager, Service Coordinator, Service Manager, olunteer Management, Community Development, Social Care, Dementia, Healthcare, Voluntary Sector, Team Leader, Supervisor, Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Charity, NFP, Third Sector, etc.