Side by Side Coordinator

Expiring today

22367.00 - 23270.00 GBP Annual
22 Feb 2021
05 Mar 2021
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Side by Side Coordinator

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.

Side by Side Coordinator Responsibilities:

Are you passionate about supporting people with dementia to retain or re-engage in hobbies and interests or have the opportunity to take up new activities?

At Alzheimer's Society, we invest in research, raise awareness of dementia and provide over 2000 local services across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Side By Side is a innovative service to tackle social isolation and loneliness for people with dementia.

The Side by Side service is key to building this supportive community, by offering meaningful companionship regardless of where someone lives.

We already know that Side By Side has helped people with dementia to meet new people or catch up with old friend, enabled them to do things they enjoy and for some, to try new things.

Side by Side Coordinator Requirements:

Using your excellent communication and listening skills to develop and inspire others; as Side By Side Coordinator you will be responsible for recruiting and supporting a team of volunteers and lead volunteers to provide this exciting service in the community.

Working across health and social care with a range of professionals to develop the service in accordance with the needs of the people we support, you will need a good understanding of dementia and proven ability to work in collaboration with external partners.

Excellent organisational skills are essential, and experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies will be of huge benefit.

As Side By Side reflect the needs of the people we support, you will be required to work flexible hours.

Come along and join us to play your part in developing and supporting this service to improve the lives of people affected by dementia.

About Alzheimer's Society:

Alzheimer's Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.

Position: Side by Side Coordinator
Location: Essex
Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: GBP22,367 - GBP23,270 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Closing Date: 04 March 2021
Interview Date: 8 March 2021

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Not For Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, Volunteering Officer, Volunteer Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteer Recruitment, etc.

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