Dementia Support Manager

Easy Web Recruitment
21740.00 GBP Annual
20 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Dementia Support Manager

A life-changing opportunity

Our client is the UK's leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Position: Dementia Support Manager
Location: Barnsley
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: GBP21,740.00 per annum (actual)

Closing date: 3 August 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed

About the role:

Our client's Dementia Support service involves dedicated members of staff giving one to one support, information and guidance to people with dementia or their carers and wider family or friends, to help people understand dementia, cope with day to day living with dementia and prepare for the future.

A large part of the Dementia Support Manager role involves managing a team of experienced and highly skilled Dementia Support Workers and Volunteers; this includes recruitment, development and performance management of the dedicated workers operating within the service. You will need to be able to support them in their demanding roles, whilst ensuring we offer the highest standards of service.

In addition to managing a team, they want you to help raise public awareness about dementia and the way it affects families and individuals. Also identify areas of need and service development for people affected by dementia, working with other organisations to maximize the availability of local resources.

This is an exciting time to be joining they organisation as they work to reach more people and to raise awareness of dementia.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will need to be a well-motivated, resourceful and creative person, with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a busy service environment. You will have demonstrable experience of managing a team and you will be comfortable working collaboratively and liaising across departments and with partner organisations. Ideally you will possess an in depth understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers as well as qualifications at NVQ level 3 or above (or equivalent). Experience of working in the voluntary sector or a care setting is desirable.

Due to the nature of this role the ability to travel independently, county wide, is essential. The office base is located within Barnsley.

Our client is committed to equal opportunities.

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

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.