Dementia Connect Local Services Manager

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Home Worker - England and Wales

Salary: £32,622 - £35,624 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 24 October 2021

Interview Date: 2nd November 2021

Contact: Janice Letellier - janice.letellier@alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Connect Local Services Manager

Reference number: VAC2550

Area role covers: Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Warwickshire and the Black Country.


Are you a compassionate and driven leader?

Do you have the passion and commitment to make a difference to people’s lives who are affected by dementia?

Can you manage multiple projects with ever changing priorities with a positive “can do” attitude?

If yes we would love to tell you more!

About the role

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.

We are the UK’s leading dementia charity.  Every day we work tirelessly to find new treatments and ultimately, a cure for dementia.  We provide expert information and support services to all those who need our help, and we are also creating a more Dementia Friendly Society so that people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.

As a Dementia Connect Local Services Manager you will:-

  • Provide local leadership and management of local services, across the West Midlands
  • Be responsible for managing specific contracts and supporting the Area Manager to deliver the Alzheimer’s Society’s strategy.
  • Lead the local delivery of the services across a designated area, ensuring that services are of high quality, person centred, safe and people affected by dementia are at the heart of service delivery. 
  • Have direct line management responsibility for Dementia Support Workers/ Advisers  who provide support and guidance to people with dementia within a person-centred approach. 
  • Report directly to the Area Manager and will be a member of the Midlands Central management team.  
  • There will be a requirement for travel across a designated area.

About you

Our people are our greatest asset, and it is only through our people that we will achieve our strategy, therefore we are looking for someone who can truly role model our managers charter to ensure we get the best from our people. We are looking for;

  • Someone who can demonstrate the ability to influence and manage relationships with stakeholders to take forward our Dementia Connect Service.
  • Experience in influencing key roles in Health & Social Care sector to ensure we are the go-to provider for dementia services and deliver quality services in line with our wider strategic needs.
  • A great people manager having led teams to enable them to deliver high performance outcomes and work collaboratively to provide an excellent service.
  • A role model of our values and behaviours in all they do, who can work effectively with internal teams to achieve mutual outcomes.
  • Successful managers of change from start to end and will need to be highly organised and able to manage multiple priorities.
  • Someone who works well as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • A positive and proactive attitude to challenging situations and problem solving, using a collaborative and engaging approach with your team.

    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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