Alzheimer's Society
£33,438 - £36,515 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Job description
Dementia Connect Local Service Manager

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home based - Leeds
Salary: £33,438 - £36,515 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 27 May 2022
Interview Date: 13 June 2022 via Zoom or Teams

As a Dementia Connect Local Services Manager you will provide leadership and management to local service teams across Tees Valley, North & East Yorkshire holding responsibility for the management and delivery of specific contracts, while supporting the Area Manager to deliver the Alzheimer’s Society’s strategy.

You will lead the local delivery of services across a designated area, ensuring that those services are of high quality, person centred, safe and that people affected by dementia are at the heart of all service delivery.

You will have direct line management responsibility for Dementia Support Workers/Advisors who provide support and guidance to people with dementia within a person-centred approach.

The Dementia Connect Local Services Manager will report directly to the Area Manager and will be a member of the Tees Valley, North & East Yorkshire management team. There will be a requirement for travel across the designated area with expenses paid in accordance with our expenses policy.

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.

We are the UK’s leading dementia charity. Every day we work tirelessly to find new treatments and ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information and support services to all those who need our help, and we are also creating a more Dementia Friendly Society so that people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.

Our people are our greatest asset, and it is only through our people that we will achieve our strategy, therefore we are looking for an inspirational Leader who will truly role model our organisational values.

About you

As a Dementia Connect Local Services Manager you will be someone who can demonstrate the ability to build and nurture relationships with stakeholders to ensure that the lived experience of people with dementia is shared widely so that it can influence decision making, service quality and delivery, in line with our strategic priorities. We are looking for someone who has knowledge of key roles in the Health & Social Care sector and is confident in managing relationships within this sector, to ensure we are the go-to organisation for all things dementia related.

You will have experience as a great people manager having led teams to deliver high performance outcomes and work collaboratively to provide an excellent service. We want someone who role models our values and behaviours in all they do, who can work effectively with internal teams to achieve mutual outcomes. You should have experience of successfully managing change from start to end and will need to be highly organised and able to manage multiple competing priorities. You will be someone who can work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

To be successful in this job you will have a positive and proactive attitude to challenging situations and problem solving, using a collaborative and engaging approach with your team.

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.

You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

You may have experience of the following: Service Manager, Services Manager, Registered Manager, Care Manager, Care Management, Dementia Services, Dementia Support, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc.

Ref: 132 744
Posted on: 06 May 2022
Closed date: 27 May 2022 at 01:00
Job ref: 132744
Tags: Management, Vocational/Services