Dementia Adviser

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Merton

Salary: £9,757 actual per annum

Working Hours: 14 per week

Closing Date: 02 May 2019

Interview Date: 14th May 2019

Contact: donna.johnson@alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Adviser

Reference number:   VAC16125

Please note this role closes at 23:59PM.

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

We are looking for an empathetic and hardworking individual to join our team in Wandsworth. The successful candidate will be working with a variety of professionals across health and social care to provide those affected by dementia the best service possible.

You must also be an excellent communicator and listener. Excellent organisational skills are essential, and you are likely to have experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies. Add to that your ability to travel independently and work flexible hours when necessary, this could include evenings and weekends and you will quickly establish yourself as a vital member of our team.

About you

It is not essential, but previous experience of working with people affected by Dementia is desirable. You will also need to have experience of working within health and social care. Basic IT skills are essential.

You must also be an excellent communicator and listener. Excellent organisational skills are essential, and you are likely to have experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies. Add to that your ability to travel independently and work flexible hours when necessary, this could include evenings and weekends and you will quickly establish yourself as a vital member of our 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. 

Additional Information

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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.

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