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 Friendly Communities Coordinator
Location: Islington, London
Contract type: Part time, Permanent
Hours: 14 per week
Salary: £10,556 actual per annum
Closing date: 2nd May 2019
About the role:
Do you want to help make Islington a more dementia-friendly borough? Have you got the drive to raise awareness and empower and enable people with dementia to live well in a borough which is working to become more dementia-friendly? You will be approaching organisations and groups, meeting people and encouraging them to take action and join Dementia Friendly Islington. The role includes consulting people with dementia and carers on their priorities locally and promoting a better understanding of the condition across communities in order to reduce stigma and discrimination and promote independence for people living with dementia.
You will be confident speaking to a group and able to get people on board. You will be well-organised and flexible with good time management skills. The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE level or above, with good interpersonal and communication skills. This post involves travel across Islington and occasionally to central London.
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 flexible working which contributes to a good 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: Support Worker, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Community Coordinator, Support Coordinator, Not For Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, etc.