VAC3195 - Dementia Friendly Communities Co-ordinator (Hounslow)

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Hounslow

Salary: £23,384 - £24,328 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) + London allowance of £3,600 (if applicable)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 26 May 2022

Interview Date: TBC

Contact: Kate Sergeant - kate.sergeant@alzheimers.org.uk or 07584 503747

VAC3195 - Dementia Friendly Communities Co-ordinator (Hounslow)

Area role covers: Hounslow 

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm on the closing date

About Alzheimer's Society

We are Alzheimer’s Society, the UK’s leading dementia charity. We are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia. We provide help and hope.

Dementia can devastate lives, but we won’t stop until we improve everyone’s experience. By 2025, 1 million people will be living with the condition in the UK, and many millions more carers, partners, families and friends are affected.

We provide help - we support people affected by all types of dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times. Whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, you can turn to us for practical advice, emotional support, and guidance to the best next step.  

We provide hope - we are, and we empower people affected by dementia to be, a leading force for change - using cutting edge research and influencing to push for breakthroughs that’ll change the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the future.   

Together, we will make sure people living with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.

About you

We are seeking a Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator to work independently within our expert local services team in Hounslow, to engage and develop community relationships for the long-term benefit of people affected by dementia. We particularly welcome applications from people who are representative of the communities we serve in the borough.

You will have;

  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to engage successfully with a diverse range of businesses, community groups and residents
  • The organisational skills to prioritise and plan your workload
  • The creativity and flexibility to problem solve and manage change

About the role

This is an exciting and rewarding new role, to establish dementia friendly communities in Hounslow and promote the positive and confident inclusion of people affected by dementia in all aspects of community life.

You will;

  • Work closely with Dementia Action Alliance volunteers in Hounslow, supporting membership growth and guiding their dementia friendly initiatives
  • Work in partnership with local businesses and community groups

If this role inspires you as much as it does us, we would love to hear from you.

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

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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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 £26 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.

Recruitment agencies – please note we are not accepting any speculative CVs and communications from external recruiters. For more information, please contact the Recruitment Team: recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk

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