Dementia Adviser

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Wrexham

Salary: £15,971.20 - £16,616 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 28 per week

Closing Date: 01 October 2020

Interview Date: 8 and 9 October via Zoom

Contact: Michele Richardson - michele.richardson@alzheimers.org.uk or 07704020859

Dementia Adviser

Reference number:   VAC1702

Office Location:        Remote Worker in the Wrexham area

Area role covers:      Wrexham

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

We are looking for a well-motivated person with excellent communication and people skills to work as part of the team in North and South East Wales, to provide dementia advice, helping to maintain independence for people affected by dementia, improving sense of well-being, and putting people in more control of their lives. You will be managing referrals and maintaining a caseload logging accurate, up to date support plans and records for service users.

About you

The successful applicant will possess good IT skills, excellent communication skills, an understanding of delivering a service using a person-centred approach and be able to travel independently across the Wrexham area. You will have experience of face-to-face service delivery, a broad understanding of statutory and voluntary services, ensuring independence, choice and control for all those who access our service. You will possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) or have demonstrable experience and an understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS.

About Alzheimer’s Society

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.

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Job application guidance

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.

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

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