Dementia Support Manager

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Recruiter
Alzheimer’s Society
Location
Battle, Sussex
Salary
£21740/annum
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Dementia Support Manager 

Join our team, take on dementia 

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: Dementia Support Manager 
Location: Battle (role covers East Sussex) 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Salary: £21,740 per annum (actual) 

Closing date: 27 July 2017 
Interview date: Week commencing 7 August 2017 

About the role: 

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to manage our teams of 5 highly skilled Dementia Support Workers and 6 Dementia Advisors in East Sussex. Dementia Advisors and Dementia Support workers are based in offices across East Sussex. Our teams provide support, information, advice and guidance to enable people with dementia and their carers to live well. We currently do this through visits to clients, telephone contact and peer support groups. You will be supporting them in their demanding role whilst ensuring we offer the highest standards of service. 

Referrals into these services come through our triage service based in Peacehaven which is operated by Dementia Advisors. 

About you: 

You will have a good understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers. 

You will have NVQ level 3 (or equivalent), and experience of managing the learning and development of others. You will have experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies. Experience of record keeping and report writing is desirable. An ability to travel independently within the area is essential. 

If you think you have the skills and experience we are seeking we would love to hear from you. 

Alzheimer`s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Manager, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Team Leader, Community Care, Supervisor, Not for Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, Support Worker etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications