Community Development Coordinator
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: Community Development Coordinator
Location: Bristol, Avon
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £22,367 to £23,270 depending on skills and experience
Closing Date: 5 March 2020
Interview date: 18 March 2020
About the Role:
Bristol Dementia Partnership is a joint venture between Alzheimer’s Society and Devon Partnership NHS Trust, providing the Dementia Wellbeing Service across Bristol. This is a service that supports people living with dementia to remain as well as possible, for as long as possible, in their own community.
We are looking for a Community Development Coordinator to work within the Dementia Wellbeing Service based in our Central and East Hub in Bristol.
This role requires a person with excellent people and interpersonal skills, who is passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion.
You will be responsible for building connections with key members of the community and other professions as well as finding creative ways to reach isolated groups and promote dementia friendly communities.
You will increase awareness of the Dementia Wellbeing Service in those groups that find our services difficult to access. You will build relationships with local community and religious groups, businesses and organisations, be involved in working with GPs and the wider community of Bristol.
We welcome applications from those with community experience and good connections with equality and diversity groups in the city.
You may have experience of the following: Community Development Coordinator, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Care, Dementia, Group Facilitator, Not for Profit, Support Worker, Voluntary Sector, Development Officer, etc.