Dementia Navigator

Reference: VAC1070

Area role covers: Southampton

Please note the deadline for submitting applications is 5pm on the closing date.

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. Alzheimer’s Society is the leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. Dementia affects over 850,000 people in the UK alone and numbers continue to grow.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Team who can provide a highly responsive signposting and support service to people with dementia living in Southampton. You will also be expected to provide an extended information and signposting service to immediate carers who are referred to the service.

Other responsibilities will include marketing the Dementia Navigator Service in partnership with SO:linked and developing a network service of support alongside health care professionals. This will enable you to provide structured support as required throughout the person’s life with dementia.

If you feel that you can support people with dementia and their carers maintain their independence, improve their sense of well-being and help towards putting them more in control of their lives, then please apply and join our Team.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people’s lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer’s Society.

You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

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If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk

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.

 

Dementia Navigator

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Location: Eastleigh

Salary: £14,260 – £14,835.71 depending on skills and experience

Working Hours: 25 per week

Closing Date: 12 December 2019

Interview Date: Monday 16 December in the Eastleigh Office

Contact: Gary Walker – gary.walker@alzheimers.org.uk

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