Dementia Adviser

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Rotherham

Salary: £16,276 actual per annum

Working Hours: 28 per week

Closing Date: 01 January 2019

Interview Date: 18 January 2019

Contact: yvonne.oldham@alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Adviser

Reference number:    VAC15823

Office location:         Crossroads Care, Rotherham Office    

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 an exceptional individual to join our Dementia Advisor team.  You will be part of our Carers Resilience Service delivered in partnership with Crossroads Care Rotherham  You will provide support and guidance to carers of people with dementia across Rotherham, helping to retain a sense of wellbeing, support the person they care for and enabling them to have more informed control of their lives.  The service person centred and unique to each service user as it is based upon their personal circumstances and support needs.  This role will be based at the Crossroads Care Rotherham office with opportunities to work from different GP practices and the Alzheimer’s Society office in Mexborough where appropriate.

About you

We are looking for someone who possesses an NVQ level 3 or equivalent in a health and social care related subject has an understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers and has direct experience of working with people both over the telephone and face to face.

You will join a team of people who are passionate to improve the life opportunities of people living with dementia and those close to them; and who are committed to learning from and supporting each other.

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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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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