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Dementia Services Coordinator

Employer
Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove
Location
Crawley, West Sussex
Salary
£6216 pa
Closing date
11 Oct 2022

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Sector
Care, Social Care
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Job Details

Age UK is the UK’s leading charity and our vision is to inspire and enable older people over 50 to Love Later Life. Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove (AUKWSBH), is an independent local charity working in the community to help older people, their families and their carers.

We provide an array of services and activities that meet the needs and interests of the communities we support, providing opportunities for people to get out, have fun, socialise and build friendships. Our vision is to inspire and enable people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life. It really is a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives.

The Role

You will lead on sessions creating a safe and enjoyable space for our members / carers enabling those using our services to engage in meaningful activities and to support carers in their role providing signposting where needed keeping up to date with local support services, administration duties to include recording of accurate data to support reporting required for commissioned services.  

If you wish to make a significant, positive difference to older people’s lives and you’re ready for a new challenge, we look forward to hearing from you!

A driving licence is required for the role as it may involve some travel.

Benefits

At AUKWSBH we value our people and want to offer staff flexible working opportunities that best support their life wherever possible eg through hybrid working.

Other staff benefits include:

  • Ongoing professional training and development
  • 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) pro-rata for part time staff
  • Health Cash Plan

To arrange an informal chat, please contact Charlie Rayner, Head of Dementia and Extra Care on 07904 977251 or email charlie.rayner@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

The closing date for applications is 23rd September 2022.

Interviews will take place 6th October 2022

If you are interested in the position, we recommend applying at your earliest convenience as AUKWSBH reserves the right to withdraw a job advertisement at any time.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

As an employer, we want to see the diversity of our communities reflected in our workforce. We believe that employing a rich mix of people from a range of different backgrounds with fresh ideas and different perspectives is key to enabling us to continually improve our services to the diverse communities we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.

AUKWSBH is a Disability Confident Committed employer and we encourage applications from people with disabilities. Any candidate with a disability will not be excluded unless the candidate is unable to perform a duty intrinsic to the role, having considered reasonable adjustments. We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is as inclusive as possible for everyone.

To apply please download an application form on our website Dementia Services Coordinator (ageuk.org.uk) or email your CV with a full covering letter referring to the person specification, as to why you are suitable for the role to recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

 

Company

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove is a great place to work. Could you bring your skills to our team?

Working for Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove is a Brand Partner of Age UK, an independent, local charity and a company limited by guarantee.

We help thousands of local older people every year, offering activities, events, support services and information. It's a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives.

We exist to improve the quality of life and promote the independence of all older people living in our area.

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Telephone
01273 720603
Location
29-31 Prestonville Road
Brighton
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BN1 3TJ
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