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Dementia Advisor

Location
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Salary
£20,363 to £21,603
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
14 Sep 2021
Dementia Advisor

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and highly professional individual who would like to be part of Alzheimer's Society Dementia Adviser Service in Gloucestershire.

Dementia Advisor Responsibilities:

The Dementia Adviser Service provides support to people with a dementia diagnosis and their carers within their community. Our dedicated team provide information, advice and signposting to support people to live well with dementia and prepare for the future.

Dementia Advisor Requirements:

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and have an understanding of delivering a service using the person centred approach. They will have experience of face-to-face service delivery, a broad understanding of statutory and voluntary services, ensuring independence, choice and control for all those who access our service. They will be committed to supporting people with dementia to live better lives.

You will possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) or have demonstrable experience and understanding of the needs of people with dementia and those who care for them. You will be an empathetic person with excellent communication skills and have the ability to assess and evaluate the needs of service users.

This role requires you to be extremely comfortable connecting with others and talking to a wide range other health care professionals and related statutory and voluntary organisations. You will recognise that you can't do it all yourself and that collaborating with our partner agencies is essential in meeting the needs of people affected by dementia.

You will have good IT and telephone skills and be comfortable using an electronic client records system and understand the importance of data protection.

About Alzheimer's Society:

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 Advisor
Location: Community Based Across Gloucestershire
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £20,363 - £21,603 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Closing date: 26 September 2021
Interview date: TBC

You may have experience of the following: Dementia Adviser, Care Assistant, Caseworker, Special Needs Assistant, Social Worker, Social Care, Community Care, Helpline Coordinator, Volunteering Officer, Support Worker, Mental Health, Dementia, etc.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 372759058-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Alzheimer's Society
    Alzheimer's Society
  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £20,363 to £21,603
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent