Group Coordinator

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Lincoln

Salary: £11,166 actual per annum

Working Hours: 21 per week

Closing Date: 24 January 2019

Interview Date: 1 Feb 2019


Group Coordinator

Reference number:    VAC15906

Area role covers:      Lincolnshire

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

The role is to plan, promote, coordinate and deliver Dementia Cafes in Lincolnshire, working with volunteers, local communities and agencies to raise awareness, increase reach and support more people living with dementia. The role includes recording and reporting on computer management systems.

About you

Are you a people person, committed to the principles of dementia friendly communities?

Are you inspired at the idea of enabling people affected by dementia to access information and support, participate in stimulating sessions and connect with people who share similar experiences? If the answer is ‘yes’ the Lincolnshire team has a role for you.

As Group Coordinator you will plan, organise and facilitate groups which aim to inform, educate, and support those affected by dementia. Currently the role is running Dementia Cafes and working closely with the Singing for the Brain Group Coordinator, providing cover for annual leave / training etc.

You will have an NVQ level 2 or equivalent and the skills and experience to:

  • Communicate effectively with people affected by dementia and all stakeholders
  • Engage and involve participants in the design and delivery of group sessions
  • Organise and facilitate groups
  • Maintain and monitor quality
  • Co-ordinate and role manage volunteers
  • Liaise with statutory and voluntary organisations
  • Update the Computer Record System

If you have the qualities we are looking for, and are passionate about improving the quality of life for people with dementia, then we want 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.

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