Group Coordinator

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Buckinghamshire

Salary: £12,217.80- £12,961.80 (actual per annum depending on experience)

Working Hours: 21 per week

Closing Date: 04 November 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Contact: Nicole Palmer - nicole.palmer@alzheimers.org.uk or 07889 604704

Group Coordinator

Reference number: VAC2284

Office location: Community based covering Buckinghamshire

Are you passionate about making a positive difference to people’s lives who are affected by dementia?

Are you searching for a rewarding career, providing high quality events for people every day?

Do you share our belief that life doesn’t end when dementia begins?

If the answer is yes, we’d love to hear from you!

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a compassionate and committed individual to really make a difference with a dedicated and professional team.

  • Organise and facilitate Singing for the Brain® sessions
  • Delivering high quality groups to people with dementia and their carers.
  • Promoting individual’s involvement with activities.
  • Coordinate service-related volunteers and liaise with organisations in the area.
  • Be involved with facilitating Peer Support and Activity groups.

Singing for the Brain® is a valued Alzheimer’s Society activity. We bring people affected by dementia together to sing a variety of songs they know and love, in a fun and friendly environment. We also do vocal exercises that help improve brain activity and wellbeing that enables people with dementia and their carers to engage in in the benefits of structured community singing with an emphasis on enjoyment, socialisation and participation.

About you

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. You will;

  • Be a great communicator with some understanding of dementia and its impact on those living with it and the impact on their carers.
  • Develop a sensitive approach to individual needs and will be capable of organising and managing your own administration.
  • Maintain timely record keeping to the highest of standards.

We are proud to support our employees 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. 

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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.

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

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