Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator - Islington

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Location: London

Salary: £8,946.80 - £9,308 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) + London Allowance of £1,440 if applicable

Working Hours: 14 per week

Closing Date: 24 September 2020

Interview Date: October 2020

Contact: Jacqui Brownhill -

Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator - Islington

Reference number: VAC1616

Office location: Home worker with frequent travel to Islington and Tower Hill

Area role covers: London Borough of Islington

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this role 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

Do you want to help make Islington a more dementia-friendly borough?  Have you got the drive to raise awareness and empower and enable people with dementia to live well in a borough which is working to become more dementia-friendly? You will be approaching organisations and groups, meeting people and encouraging them to take action and join Dementia Friendly Islington.  The role includes consulting people with dementia and carers on their priorities locally and promoting a better understanding of the condition across communities in order to reduce stigma and discrimination and promote independence for people living with dementia.

About you

You will be confident speaking to a group and able to get people on board. You will be well-organised and flexible with good time management skills.  The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE level or above, with good interpersonal and communication skills.  This post involves travel across Islington and occasionally to central London.

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 flexible working which contributes to a good 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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