VAC3285 - Area Manager

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Home based.

Salary: £43,477 - £48,852 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 07 July 2022

Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom/Teams)

Contact: Judith King –

VAC3285 - Area Manager

Location - This is a home-based role, predominately covering the East Midlands region including Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 6pm 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.

About Us

Who we are

  • Alzheimer’s Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia. 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

We have an incredible opportunity for an inspiring Area Manager to our Operations division.  You will be home based, leading and inspiring geographically dispersed teams.

You will lead our teams in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Rutland. Candidates may be considered from outside the area, but will be expected to be present in person regularly and be able to meet the requirements of in-person external meetings when needed. 

Your work will include significant face-to-face, in person external stakeholder relationship building and engagement, including working closely with Local Authorities and Health colleagues, as we move towards Integrated Care Systems.

Internally, you will lead your teams with compassion, attention to detail and the passion to make a difference, every day, to people with and affected by dementia.  We are on the cusp of moving into our exciting 2022 – 2027 strategy so as an Operational Leader you will need the experience and drive to bring your teams through improvements and change.

About you

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Significant operational leadership skills.
  • Experience of realising high performance outcomes.
  • Able to working collaboratively with others.
  • Experience of working from home and excel in engaging and building relationships through virtual solutions. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to build and maintain relationships as well as mutually beneficial network
  • Have experience of leading and delivering on projects, including experience of delivering contract funded services. 
  • Experience of working in a dementia related role is beneficial, but not essential. 

Person Specification

  • Be a self starter and incredibly motivated.
  • Ability to work and adapt to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment
  • Demonstrate your creative nature
  • Be resourceful and inspiring every day to give your supporters the best possible experience.
  • Demonstrate your ambition to succeed
  • Be target-driven & will be passionate about bringing real growth to your campaigns.
  • Demonstrate your supportive and empathic nature.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Additional Information

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Please note, that for home-working roles, we require a reliable WiFi connection and a minimum 10Mb/s broadband. 

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