Dementia Connect Local Services Manager

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Flexible across the Area boundaries in Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire & Somerset

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

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 25 October 2021

Interview Date: 3 November 2021

Contact: Lorna Robertson Area Manager – LRobertson@alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Connect Local Services Manager

Reference number: VAC2589

Area role covers: Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire and Somerset

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 12pm 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.

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 training and support services to all those who need our help, and we are creating a more dementia friendly society so that people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.

About the role

As a Dementia Connect Local Services Manager you will provide local leadership and management of local services, across Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire and Somerset, Supporting the Area Manager to deliver the Alzheimer’s Society Dementia strategy.

You will lead the local delivery of our new and innovative Dementia Connect service, ensuring that service is high quality, person centred, safe and people affected by dementia are at the heart of service delivery.

The Dementia Connect Local Services Manager will report directly to the Area Manager and will be a member of the South region management team.  They will directly line manage Dementia Support Workers and other roles as locally appropriate.

Our people are our greatest asset, and its 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.

About you
As a Dementia Connect Local Services Manager you will be someone who can demonstrate the ability to influence and manage relationships with stakeholders to take forward our dementia connect service. We are looking for someone who has 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.

You will have experience as a great people manager having led teams to enable them to deliver high performance outcomes and work collaboratively to provide an excellent service.  We are looking for someone who has experience in influencing key roles in the Health and 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.

We want someone who role models our values and behaviours in all they do, who can work effectively with internal teams to achieve mutual outcomes. You should have experience of successfully managing change from start to end and will need to be highly organised and able to manage multiple priorities.

To be successful in this job you will have a positive and proactive attitude to challenging situations and problem solving, using a collaborative and engaging approach with your team.

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.

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.

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