City of London, London
£8947 - £9308 per annum
Job description
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.

Communities Coordinator Responsibilities:

Do you want to help make Islington 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 Islington. 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.

Communities Coordinator Requirements:

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.

About Alzheimer’s Society:

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.

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.

Position: Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator
Location: Home worker with frequent travel to Islington and Tower Hill
Contract type: Fixed term
Hours: 14 per week
Salary: £8,946.80 - £9,308 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) + London Allowance of £1,440 if applicable

Closing date: 24th September 2020
Interview date: October 2020

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.
Posted on: 14 September 2020
Closed date: 24 September 2020
Job ref: 94303
Tags: Social Care/Development