Dementia Services Co-Ordinator Extra Care Services

 

Recruiting Organisation: Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove (AUKWSBH)               

Working hours : 10 Hours per week

Salary: £5,810 pa (£21,500 FTE)
Location: Brighton

 

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, is an independent local charity working in the community to help older people, their families and their carers. Their vision is to inspire and enable people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life. To do this, they provide an array of services and activities that meet the needs and interests of the communities they support, providing opportunities for people to get out, have fun, socialise and build friendships. It really is a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people’s lives.

 

They have an exciting opportunity available for a part time Coordinator to join the amazing Dementia Services Team. The Dementia Coordinator role is crucial in enabling AUKWSBH in achieving their mission, to give people affected by dementia the knowledge, support and care they need to engage in meaningful activities, take part in family and community life and manage their symptoms, as well as providing support to their carers and signposting where needed.

They are looking for a coordinator to lead on sessions, creating a safe and enjoyable space for members.

  • Part of the coordinator role will be ensuring accurate records are kept up to date, so good administration skills are required.
  • You will also be required to provide some line management duties and monitor quality and health and safety needs, as well as keeping up to date with local support services.
  • You will be motivated by being part of an exceptional team, that works tirelessly to improve the lives of people affected by dementia.
  • You will be an excellent team player and people affected by dementia will be at the heart of every action you take and decisions you make.

 

At AWSBH, staff benefits include:

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

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

They are committed to ensuring that the recruitment process is as inclusive as possible for everyone and this includes making reasonable adjustments for disabled people.

 

To arrange an informal chat, please contact Chloe Russell, 01903 791980 or email chloe.russell@ageukwsbh.org.uk

 

For Job Description & Application form please click here.

 

To apply please complete an application form or email your CV with a full covering letter as to why you are suitable for the role to recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

 

Closing date:  4 July 2022

Interview Date: TBC

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