Working from Home Allowance of £312 per annum
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£23,933 - £25,873 Per Annum
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Fixed Term Contract

About The Role

Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging career in supporting people affected by dementia?
Do you feel you could you help people maintain their independence, improve their sense of well-being and enable them to take more control of their lives?
Would you thrive in a stimulating role where every day is different?

If yes, we are offering a great opportunity to join our team providing personalised support to people diagnosed with dementia and their carers!
 
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

About the role

Location: Community based working within the London Borough of Wandsworth, with some homeworking elements. 
Contract: Fixed Term until January 2025.

You will provide a personalised and positive outcome-based service to individuals affected by dementia and memory loss symptoms. The service will identify their needs and the services they may require, support the improvement of their overall well-being, and enable them to take control of their lives. You may need to collaborate with other professionals such as GP's, memory clinic staff, and other health and social care partners. Support will be provided in person, over the telephone, via virtual options, or in writing. Our goal is to reach out to people affected by dementia from all communities and support their needs within their own community.
 
About you

This is a great opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic, committed, organised, and resilient, and who has experience or an interest in supporting people with memory problems and dementia and their caregivers/supporters.
 
 
To be successful in this role, you will; 
  • Have excellent communication skills as well as strong organisational skills in order to manage your caseload of clients effectively within tight deadlines. 
  • Be good at developing relationships and networking with professionals and organisations in Wandsworth.
  • Be empathetic and non-judgmental in your approach, committed to equal opportunity.
  • Be passionate about putting people with memory problems, people affected by dementia carers and supporters at the heart of everything you do to make our service the best it can be. 
  • Have a sound knowledge of IT systems such as Microsoft Office and Salesforce. 
  • Manage your time effectively by connecting with your colleagues/team on a weekly basis, remotely, working out in the community and at home. 
  • Be able to travel independently across the Borough of Wandsworth.
  • Have the ability to produce localised reports. 
  • Due to the nature of the service, experience in safeguarding would be beneficial.
 
In your application, please detail how your skills, experience, and knowledge qualify you for the position. Understanding client needs and the importance of confidentiality is essential to delivering a valuable and worthwhile service.
 
Closing date: 29th May 2024

About Alzheimer's Society

At Alzheimer's Society, we believe passionately that life doesn't end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.

Everything we do is shaped by people affected by dementia. Their knowledge and experience are critical to bringing about real-world solutions. From choosing the most promising research through to telling their stories to raise awareness; they are the heart of this organisation.

Our Values

We are Determined to make a difference when and where it matters most, by being passionate, focussed and making a lasting impact for people affected by dementia.

Every one of us is a Trusted expert, listening, learning and using evidence and experience. We are Better together by being open, combining our strengths, helping us to achieve more together. We are Compassionate, we are kind and honest, and we don’t shy away from challenges.

Through our values we will make the greatest difference for people affected by dementia.

Equal Opportunities

We want everyone we work with, as a colleague, volunteer, supporter, or someone we support, to feel included and that they belong at Alzheimer's Society.

We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. During your recruitment process we want to make sure that you bring your whole self and be at your best.

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