Dementia Support Manager

Recruiter
Easyweb Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
£15,286 actual per annum
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Dementia Support Manager 

A critical Support Manager role for a UK charity leading the fight against dementia. 

Our client is the UK's leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Dementia Support Manager 
Location: Croydon 
Contract type: Fixed term contract for 12 months 
Hours: 21 per week 
Salary: £15,286 actual per annum 

Closing date: 5pm Tuesday 2 March 2017 
Interview date: 10 March 2017 

About the role: 

Across the South East London Locality, our client provides a range of information and support services for people affected by dementia including one to one support, dementia cafes, support groups, day support and Singing for the Brain®. Services are delivered by local service teams of staff and volunteers. 

Volunteers carry out a range of job roles including direct support for people affected by dementia through groups and cafes and awareness raising. 

Our client is the leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. Dementia affects over 800,000 people in the UK alone and numbers continue to grow. 

About you: 

You will provide support to people with dementia and their carers helping to maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting them in more control of their lives. You will assist people with dementia and their carers to identify their needs and to access services 

You will possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) or have demonstrable experience. You will have an understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers. It is essential that you have experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies. 

Our client 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.