Dementia Connect Local Services Manager

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Pontypool (Mamhilad Park Estate)

Salary: £19,189.20 actual per annum

Working Hours: 21 per week

Closing Date: 21 November 2019

Interview Date: TBC

Contact: Kerry Phelps - kerry.phelps@alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Connect Local Services Manager

Reference: VAC1061

Area role covers: South and Mid Wales

Contract type: Permanent

Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.

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 people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.

About the role

As a Dementia Connect Local Services Manager you will provide local operational leadership and management of local services in the South and Mid Wales area supporting the Area Manager to deliver Alzheimer’s Society’s New Deal on Dementia Strategy. You will lead the local delivery of our new and innovative Dementia Connect service, ensuring that the 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 to the Area Manager and will be a member of the Area Management Team. They will line manage Dementia Advisers, Side by Side (SBS) Coordinators and other roles as locally appropriate.

Our people are our greatest asset and it is 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 external stakeholders to take forward our new dementia connect service. We are looking for someone who has experience in influencing key roles in the Health and Social Care sector in order 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 want someone who role models our values and behaviours in all they do, who can working 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 will need to have NVQ level 4 or equivalent qualifications and experience in the Health and Social Care sector.

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

Management Charter

Job description

Values & behaviours

Job application guidance

If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk

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