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£33, 438 - £36,515 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Permanent
Job description
Dementia Connect Local Services Manager

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Flexible across the Area boundaries in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire & Milton Keynes
Salary: £33, 438 - £36,515 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 08 June 2022
Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom/Teams)

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is noon on the closing date

About Us:

Who they are:

Our client is a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia.

What they want:

They will not rest until people with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.

What they do:

They support people affected by dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times, to improve their lives and help to avoid crisis.

No matter whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, you can turn to them for expert support through practical advice, emotional support, and guidance for the best next step.

They join forces with people affected by dementia, leading scientists and policy makers, amplifying voices to push for cutting edge breakthroughs and societal change that’ll improve the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the future

How they do it:

They’re the friendly face of support, the warm voice at the end of the phone and the determined minds who will fight passionately for the cause of everyone affected by dementia

About the role

As a Dementia Connect Local Services Manager you will provide local leadership and management of local services, across Oxfordshire and Berkshire, holding responsibility for the management and delivery of specific contracts. Ensuring that services are of high quality, person centred, safe and that people affected by dementia are at the heart of service delivery, while supporting the Area Manager to deliver their new Strategy Help and Hope.

The Dementia Connect Local Services Manager will report directly to the Area Manager and will be a member of the South Region management team. There will be a requirement to travel across the designated area with expenses paid, from the perimeter of the Area, in accordance with their expenses policy.

You will have direct line management of Dementia Support Workers and other roles as locally appropriate who provide support and guidance to people affected by dementia.

Their people are their greatest asset, and its only through their people that they will achieve their  strategy, therefore they are looking for an inspirational leader who can truly role model their organisational values.

About you

As a Dementia Connect Local Services Manager you will:

- Demonstrate the ability to build and nurture relationships with stakeholders to ensure the lived experience of people with dementia is shared widely, in line with our strategic priorities.
- Have knowledge and experience of key roles in 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.
- Have experience as a great people manager, having led teams to deliver high performance outcomes and work collaboratively to provide an excellent service.
- Role model their values and behaviours in all they do, who can work effectively with internal teams to achieve mutual outcomes.
- Possess experience of successfully managing change from start to end and will need to be highly organised and able to manage multiple competing priorities.
- Work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Have a positive and proactive attitude to challenging situations and problem solving, using a collaborative and engaging approach with your team.

Their employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. They 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. They also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with them.

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: 133 302
Posted on: 25 May 2022
Closed date: 08 June 2022 at 01:00
Job ref: 133302
Tags: Social Care/Development