Dementia Adviser

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Community based - Dorset

Salary: £20,363 - £21,603 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 05 August 2021

Interview Date: Wednesday 11th August 2021 via zoom

Contact: Kelly Inwood - kelly.inwood@alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Adviser

Reference number: VAC2402

Location: Community based - Dorset 

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is midnight 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

The Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Advice service involves dedicated members of staff giving one to one support, information and guidance to people with dementia or their carer’s and wider family or friends, to help people understand dementia, cope with day to day living with dementia and prepare for the future. The role will support volunteers in Dorset to facilitate local community groups for people affected by Dementia.

As a Dementia Advisor 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.

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.

Additional Information

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Please note, that for home-working roles, we require a reliable WiFi connection and a minimum 10Mb/s broadband. For our home-working employees, we currently offer a home-working allowance of £16 pounds a month (full-time). 

If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk

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 recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk.

Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here.

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