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.
About the role
Our Day Support services provide care and support for a person with dementia during the day in a safe and comfortable environment. This service gives users an opportunity to meet and mix with others, stimulation through social contact and meaningful activities, and an opportunity to pursue personal hobbies and social activities.
In this key role you will deputise for the Day Support Manager, 3 days per week, helping to ensure that all operational elements of the service run smoothly and efficiently. This will include Health & Safety, managing and developing team members and volunteers, maintaining client records and care plans.
In the absence of the Day Support Manager you will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of high quality Day Support services and for the overall management of the staff working in the service.
Do you want to make a difference? Are you someone who can lead and inspire people and have a passion for improving the lives of people affected by dementia?
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If you are someone who can make things happen, who knows how to get the best out of people and has the experience to create and lead meaningful activities, then we want to hear from you.
This is a responsible position that calls for an understanding of the needs of people with dementia and their carers. Previous care experience is essential and you must be qualified to NVQ level 3 or equivalent in health and social care. A team player and excellent people manager you will need basic MS Office skills, together with a thorough understanding of relevant legislation and experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies. Just as important will be your personal attributes including empathy, creativity, the ability to communicate clearly and above all kindness.
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.
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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