Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home based.
Salary: £33,438 - £36,515 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 26 June 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed via Zoom or Teams
Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm in the evening of the closing date
Location: This role is home based within the area of Tees Valley, North and East Yorkshire, with travel within the area as needed.
Who we are
The Alzheimer's Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia.
What we want
We will not rest until people with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.
What we do
We 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 Alzheimer's Society/us for expert support through practical advice, emotional support, and guidance for the best next step
We 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 we do it
We'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
We have an exciting new opportunity for an inspirational leader to join our team 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.
As a Dementia Connect Local Services Manager you will:
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.
Have 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.
Have experience as a great people manager having led teams to deliver high performance outcomes and work collaboratively to provide an excellent service.
Be someone who truly role models our values and behaviours in all they do.
Work effectively with internal teams to achieve mutual outcomes.
Have experience successfully managing change from start to end.
Be highly organised and able to manage multiple competing priorities.
Work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Possess 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.
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