Dementia Adviser / Care Adviser

Location
Bournemouth
Salary
£12,207 actual per annum
Posted
12 Nov 2018
Closes
12 Dec 2018
Ref
00324479
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Dementia Adviser / Care Adviser 

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: Memory Adviser 
Location: Home based – flexible across Dorset 
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent 
Hours: 21 per week 
Salary: £12,207 actual per annum 

Closing date: 5pm on Thursday 22nd November 
Interview date: Tuesday 4th December 

About the role: 

In 2014 Alzheimer’s Society in Dorset won the Memory Support and Advisory Services contract for 5 years, funded by the local Clinical Commissioning Group. The Memory Support and Advisory Service guides people through the diagnosis process and provides them with post-diagnosis support. 

We are looking for a person to provide a highly responsive, individualised information and signposting service to people who have concerns about their memory or with a diagnosis of dementia as the first priority for the service. 

About you: 

You will possess an NVQ level 3 (or equivalent), have good time management, communication and IT skills and be able to represent the needs of the organisation and clients externally. 

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. 

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

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

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