VAC3290 - Dementia Navigator (12 Month FTC)

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Location: Bristol

Salary: £20,872 - £22,143 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 06 July 2022

Interview Date: 15th July 2022

Contact: Harry French - Harry.French@alzheimers.org.uk

VAC3290 - Dementia Navigator (12 Month FTC)

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 12.00 midday on the closing date

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. 

Location: Hybrid role - Community based in Bristol, with a blend of home and office working

Contract: 12 Months Fixed Term 

About Us:

Who we are

  • The Alzheimer’s Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia.
    What we want
  • We will not rest until people with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.

What we do

  • We support people affected by dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times, to improve their lives and help to avoid crisis.
  • No matter whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, you can turn to Alzheimer’s Society/us for expert support through practical advice, emotional support, and guidance for the best next step
  • We join forces with people affected by dementia, leading scientists and policy makers, amplifying voices to push for cutting edge breakthroughs and societal change that’ll improve the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the future

How we do it

  • We’re the friendly face of support, the warm voice at the end of the phone and the determined minds who will fight passionately for the cause of everyone affected by dementia

About the role

Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service is a partnership between Devon Partnership NHS Trust and Alzheimer’s Society, and delivers the National Health Service provision for people living with dementia in Bristol. 

The Dementia Navigator provides a highly responsive, individualised information and signposting service to people with a diagnosis of dementia and their Carers.

It can feel daunting, frightening and challenging to receive a diagnosis of dementia, the Dementia Navigator provides information, emotional support and guidance to help people plan for their future and live well.

This service is extended to support immediate carers and families who are referred to the service and also offers facilitated focus groups, enabling and empowering people with dementia to have their say and feedback about local services.

About you

We are looking for a passionate and compassionate person to join our team as a Dementia Navigator.

You will have:

  • An ability to provide a person centred assessment of needs.
  • A clear understanding of the need for client confidentially.
  • Excellent, non-judgmental communication skills.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Experience of record keeping and report writing.
  • Good IT skills.
  • A strong understanding of dementia and the needs of those affected by it.

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

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.

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