Communities Coordinator (Dementia Charity)

Location
Merton
Salary
£17894 - £18616 per annum
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
88566
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Communities Coordinator (Dementia Charity) 

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 Friendly Communities Coordinator 
Location: Merton, London 
Contract type: Part time, Permanent 
Hours: 28 per week 
Salary: £17,894 to £18,616 depending on skills and experience (plus London Allowance of £2,880) 

Closing date: 29 August 2019 
Interview date: 4 September 2019 

About the role: 

Do you want to help make Merton a more dementia-friendly borough? Have you got the drive to raise awareness and empower and enable people with dementia to live well in a borough which is working to become more dementia-friendly? You will be approaching organisations and groups, meeting people and encouraging them to take action and join Dementia Friendly Merton. The role includes consulting people with dementia and carers on their priorities locally and promoting a better understanding of the condition across communities in order to reduce stigma and discrimination and promote independence for people living with dementia. 

About you: 

You will be confident speaking to a group and able to get people on board. You will be well-organised and flexible with good time management skills. The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE level or above, with good interpersonal and communication skills. This post involves travel across Islington and occasionally to central London. 

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. 

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

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