Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Sussex
Salary: £20,363 - £21,603 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 28 June 2021
Interview Date: TBC
Contact: Sarah Coleman - firstname.lastname@example.org
Reference number: VAC2236
Location: West Sussex
Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm on the closing date.
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.
About the role
Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Connect service provides high quality tailored information and support to anyone affected by dementia in the way they need it, when they need it:
This role is for a Community Based Dementia Adviser working across Coastal West Sussex. You will have the rewarding opportunity to provide support and guidance to people with dementia and their carers; helping to maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting them in more control of their lives. The service is unique to each service user as it is based upon their personal circumstances and support needs.
We are looking for an individual an understanding of dementia and the needs of those living with dementia and their carers. Your ability to assess client needs along with the understanding of the need for client confidentially is essential to providing a valuable and worthwhile service. To be successful in this role you will have excellent non-judgmental communication skills as well as strong organisational and time management skills in order to manage your caseload of clients effectively. The successful applicant will also possess good IT skills and be able to travel independently across the Brighton and Hove area. You will have knowledge of working alongside volunteers and have an understanding of the valuable contribution volunteers bring to services whilst championing their inclusion in all that we deliver.
The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS.
Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.
If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact email@example.com
Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. This means ensuring our recruitment processes are barrier-free and inclusive as possible to everyone. We will make adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here.