Group Activity Support Manager

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £18,251.20 - £18,988.00 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 28 per week

Closing Date: 28 October 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 4 November 2021 (interviews via Zoom)

Contact: Lynn Cross - 07484 054050

Group Activity Support Manager

Reference number: VAC2595

Area role covers: Home based - Covering Gloucestershire

Contract type: Fixed Term for 6 months, secondment opportunity for internal candidates

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 12pm (lunchtime) 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

This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead the team, both staff and volunteers, delivering virtual and face to face groups across Gloucestershire. The groups we offer in Gloucestershire include Singing for the Brain®, Memory Cafes and Activity groups.

About you

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of dementia and of the benefits of group activities for those affected by dementia.

The role involves supporting staff and volunteers as we return to face-to-face delivery of some of our groups whilst continuing to deliver our virtual groups.

Home based, the role will require regular travel across Gloucestershire.

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.

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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)

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