Communities Coordinator

Communities 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. Communities Coordinator Responsibilities: Do you want to help make Peterborough a more dementia-friendly place? Have you got the drive to raise awareness and enable people with dementia to live well in a community which is working to become more dementia-friendly? You will be approaching organisations, groups and individuals and encouraging them to take action. You will be encouraging new, and supporting current, Dementia Friendly Community groups to work towards being recognised as an Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Friendly Community. The role involves supporting Dementia Friendly Community groups to consult with people with dementia and carers on their priorities locally. You will be promoting a better understanding of the condition across communities in order to reduce stigma and discrimination and promote independence for people living with dementia. Communities Coordinator Requirements: 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. You will be able to travel across Peterborough and the surrounding area. About Alzheimer's Society: 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. Position: Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator - Peterborough Location: Peterborough Contract type: Permanent Hours: Part time, 28 per week. Salary: £18,251.20 - £18,988 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) Closing Date: 03 May 2021 Interview Date: 11 May 2021 (via Zoom) 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. Ref: 98486

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