Dementia Support Manager – closing date 26 October 2017

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.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the dementia support service in Berkshire. As a Dementia Support Manager you will manage a team of Dementia Support Workers, delivering emotional and practical information and support to people affected by dementia.

You will be responsible for Dementia Support Workers’ delivery of a high quality service within Berkshire by ensuring that the service is run efficiently, effectively, safely and that contractual expectations are met.

We are looking for a well-motivated, creative and resourceful person, ideally with proven experience of managing teams. You must be able to work collaboratively with internal and external partners and be able to motivate a team to carry out their role. You will hold an NVQ 3 (or equivalent), and have good IT skills combined with an ability to plan and prioritise. The duties associated with the role can be varied so we are looking for someone who is an effective communicator and has a understanding of operational detail. This role will work closely with the Service Manager.

Address Line 1
118-128 London Street
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG1 4SJ
Is this location wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Contract type
Part time
Location
Central Reading
Salary
£17,392 (actual)
Contact
Kerry Lee (Locality Administrator)
Main contact telephone
01296 331 722
Reference number for post
VAC 14433
How to apply

To find out more about the role, download a job description at www.alzheimers.org.uk, or call Kerry Lee on 01296 331 722. (If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role, please contact recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk, or call 020 7423 5190 or 020 7423 1074.)

Open for applications from
12 October 2017
Closing date for applications
26 October 2017
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course