Memory Advisor

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Poole

Salary: £19,964 - £20,770 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 24 September 2020

Interview Date: 5 and 6 October 2020

Contact: Stephanie Gravett - stephanie.tubbs@alzheimers.org.uk

Memory Advisor

Reference number:  VAC1649

Office Location: Home Worker – Must live in Dorset

Area role covers: East Dorset

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 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.

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK and numbers are set to rise to over 1 million by 2025.

In September 2020, we secured a further 6-month contract through to March 2021. MSAS has been providing a contract since 2014, which is funded by the local Clinical Commissioning Group. There will be a possibility to tender for a further contract lasting 5 years in 2020-21.  The Memory Support and Advisory Service guides people through the diagnosis process and provides them with post-diagnosis support. 

About you
We are looking for a person to provide a highly responsive, individualised information and signposting service to people who have concerns about their memory or with a diagnosis of dementia as the first priority for the service. We are presently conducting all assessments by phone, when we are given the ok, we will commence some face to face visits.  

You will possess an NVQ level 3 (or equivalent), have good time management, communication and IT skills and be able to represent the needs of the organisation and clients externally. 

There is also a Job Advertisement for a role in the West of Dorset under Reference VAC1650. 

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.

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