Age UK Richmond are a local independent charity providing support for older people throughout the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. We are currently looking for an experienced, proactive and engaging individual to take on the newly created role of Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator.
Dementia Friendly Richmond is a newly created initiative that will build on the work done by a similar project in the London Borough of Richmond between 2014 – 2017 and ties in with the Dementia Friendly London initiative run by the Alzheimer’s Society.
This challenging and busy role will include:
- Facilitating the creation of dementia friendly communities in the London Borough of Richmond.
- Work in consultation with and engage people with dementia, their carers, local organisations, businesses and services to create and improve dementia friendly communities.
- Promote better understanding of dementia across communities, businesses and organisations in order to reduce stigma and discrimination and promote independence for people living with dementia.
- Coordinating networking events, recruiting new local members to the initiative, communicating to members and monitoring / evaluating progress.
The full job specification, person specification and application form are attached separately. The closing dates for applications is Monday 15th February with interviews on Friday 19th February.
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