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Information Officer

  • Location

    Belfast

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:

    Part-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £14185 - £14903 per annum

  • Job ref:

    88369

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-21

  • Startdate:

    2019-08-12

  • Client:

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Information Officer 

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: Information Worker 
Location: Belfast 
Contract type: Part Time, Fixed Term Contract (9 months) 
Hours: 28 per week 
Salary: £14,185.60 to £14,903.20 actual per annum 

Closing date: 22 August 2019 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

Do you have a pro-active nature and an ability to build successful relationships? You could quickly establish yourself as a key member of their team. 

This is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference. As an Information Worker you will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and making available a range of high-quality information and publicity materials to people in the local area. You will maintain an up to date source of books, videos, articles and press cuttings regarding dementia care and developments in research. Using this wealth of information, you will assist enquirers in assessing their needs, providing them with relevant information and signposting to appropriate services. 

You will act as a representative of their organisation externally, establishing and maintaining good relationships with local GP surgeries, libraries, hospitals, churches etc. You will raise awareness of dementia and Society’s services by organising promotional events, giving talks to community groups, liaising with the media and actively exploring new possibilities for awareness raising. 

They are looking for someone who has attained NVQ level 2 or equivalent. You will also have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to explain complex issues to people of all backgrounds, levels of understanding. Add to this an understanding of dementia and experience of providing information (preferably information on health or social care) and you will quickly establish yourself as a key member of their local team. 

If you are interested in joining a team of people who are passionate to improve the life opportunities of people living with dementia and those close to them, take the first step and apply now. 

About you: 

They are looking for someone who has attained NVQ level 2 or equivalent. You will also have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Add to this an understanding of dementia and experience of providing information (preferably information on health or social care) and you will quickly establish yourself as a key member of our local team. 

You may have experience of the following: Information Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not for Profit, Administrator, Information Officer, Customer Service, Community Development, Advisor, Communications Officer, Digital Resources, Marcoms, Marketing Communications, Information Resources etc.