Dementia Support Manager

Location
Sheffield
Salary
£22,132 actual per annum
Posted
21 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Ref
00325752
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible
Dementia Support Manager 

Work for a world without dementia 

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. 

Position: Dementia Support Manager 
Location: Sheffield to cover City of Sheffield 
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary £22,132 actual per annum 

Closing date: 31 January 2019 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

This role will cover the City of Sheffield. The Dementia Support Manager will report to the Services Manager and will manage a team of Dementia Advisers and/or Dementia Support workers. 

The Dementia Support manager will be responsible and accountable for the overall management of the staff working in the service and will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of high quality support services. 

This role will involve liaising with relevant statutory and voluntary organisations across Sheffield in relation to the services covered, representing the needs of people with dementia and their careers at local forums / events. 

You must be able to administrate and organise your work load to ensure that it is accurate and meets quality targets within the reporting requirements and reasonable deadlines set, whilst following the Society’s management information guidelines and requirements, including ensuring appropriate monthly measures on service usage levels are collected and submitted on the services database or other systems in accordance with deadlines. 

About you: 

- Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate and build strong relationships across a spectrum of statutory &voluntary organisations, communities and individuals 
- Good organisation and time management skills, prioritising and adhering to targets set and finding solutions to problems 
- An understanding of dementia and the needs of people with dementia and their carers 
- Experience of managing volunteers, staff and leading a geographical placed team 
- Experience of managing the learning and development of others 
- Experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies 
- Experience of record keeping, report writing and extracting data figures 
- Local area knowledge 
- Must be able to work independently and part of a team 

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. 

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. 

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Manager, Support Team Leader, Dementia Support Manager, Support Worker, Senior Support Worker, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Not for Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant etc.

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