Operations Director - Safeguarding, Quality, Dementia Learning and Knowledge

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Flexible across England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Salary: £73,000 - £77,877 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 03 December 2020

Interview Date: 14 December (via Zoom)

Contact: Marie Barrett - marie.barrett@alzheimers.org.uk

Operations Director - Safeguarding, Quality, Dementia Learning and Knowledge

Reference number: VAC1867

Office Location:  Homebased within England, Northern Ireland and Wales

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 12 noon 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

Last year alone we invested £12.3 million to research. We provided support to 218,000 people across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Our 3 million Dementia Friends are working to create a more inclusive society.  We campaigned for the Prime Minister to put social care top of his agenda and our Dementia Connect service is included in the NHS Long Term Plan. And, thanks to our incredible supporters we raised more money than ever to deliver on our ambitions.

Our dedicated employees and more than 8,000 volunteers take their lead from people affected by dementia, working with them, standing beside them and being informed and inspired by what they do.

We are looking for an inspirational and visionary Operations Director, Safeguarding, Quality, Dementia Learning & Knowledge, with exceptional people skills to build on our success and embed changes we have recently made. This is a once in a life-time opportunity for the right candidate, making a huge difference for people affected by dementia.

About you

The post holder will be accountable for ensuring that all our services are compliant with safeguarding, service frameworks, regulatory requirements and demonstrate best professional practice by facilitating the organisation to obtain and retain external accreditations, awards and recognition. Ensuring that our service delivery is underpinned by high quality Dementia learning and knowledge provision.  This will include futureproofing our systems, learning and processes.  In addition to high performance and evaluation in passing any external regulatory inspections/reviews/audits. 

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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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.

Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here.

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