Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Community Based
Salary: £20,363 - £21,603 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 10 February 2022
Interview Date: TBC via Zoom/Teams
Contact: Louisa Poulter - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm on the closing date
Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of people affected by dementia?
Do you want a career where every day is different and full of reward?
Could you be a part of supporting and empowering people and their families with expert guidance and advice?
Yes? Well, we would love to hear from you!
The Dementia Connect Service provides a highly responsive and individualised information, signposting and referral service to people affected by dementia. You will…
This role will be supporting people who have recently received a diagnosis of dementia and providing them with information and advice to understand the diagnosis and support with navigating the services that are available for them. It will also include working with the hospital teams to increase the number of referrals we receive for dementia support for people with dementia who are being discharged from hospitals, to ensure there is good support around them at home, so they don’t face having to be readmitted to hospital. This will also include working with their carers.
The role will also increase awareness of the dementia support that is available across Mid and South Essex, with both professionals and people in the local community.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual, with an understanding of dementia and the needs of people affected by dementia.
*Desirable but not essential
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.
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.
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 £16 pounds a month (full-time).
If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here.