Dementia Adviser

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £20,345 actual per annum

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 21 February 2019

Interview Date: TBC

Contact: lee.hawthorne@alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Adviser

Reference number:   VAC15932

Area role covers:      Gloucestershire 

 

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 Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Adviser service operates across the whole of Gloucestershire & provides specialist dementia information, advice & support to anyone living with dementia in the County.  It is an integral part of the Gloucestershire Dementia pathway working closely with GP practices & the Memory Assessment service.

About you:

This is a non-medical role & we would provide the successful candidate with a comprehensive mix of dementia training & peer support from our existing highly experienced team.  We are looking for someone who has an empathic and caring nature who has had experience of providing professional signposting & support to a large caseload of clients.  We want someone who share the values of our organisation & who want to be a part of a well-established hardworking team who are focused on making a positive difference in the lives of people living with dementia.  

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

Job description

Values & behaviours

Job application guidance

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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