Reference number: VAC16475
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Location: Home Worker - Northern Ireland
Salary: £31,982 - £34,925 depending on skills and experience
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 29 August 2019
Interview Date: 12 September 2019
Area role covers: Northern Ireland with occasional travel to England
Please note the deadline to submit applications is 23:59pm 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. We also campaign to improve public understanding of dementia and the devastating impact it can have, and make sure it’s taken seriously and acted on by our government.
Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.
About Alzheimer’s Society Training & Consultancy
In this context, training offered to staff who provide a service to people affected by dementia is absolutely essential. Our goal is to ensure that all people affected by dementia have access to quality services delivered by skilled staff trained by Alzheimer’s Society.
The role of the department is to provide paid for training and consultancy services on dementia to a range of external client groups including care homes, healthcare providers and private sector organisations working towards becoming dementia friendly. The service is made up of three key elements: the provision of in-house training, consultancy and public access courses. In a typical year the team sells around 300 days of in-house training to customers, reaching over 4,800 delegates with 70% of clients coming from the social sector.
An exciting opportunity for a Dementia trainer has arisen within the Alzheimer’s Society Training and Consultancy team. This fixed term role has two key elements which will contribute towards the goal of ensuring the Society operates a forward thinking and commercially successfully Training and Consultancy department.
You will deliver high quality dementia training and consultancy to a range of clients in settings including private care homes, the voluntary sector, corporate sector and local authorities. This will involve delivering short half day sessions through to the delivery of longer term staff development programmes.
Working under the guidance of the Head of Training and Consultancy you will also design courses which develop the skills of staff in organisations to deliver person centred care and result in improved outcomes for people with dementia
The successful post holder will also actively seek to manage and develop on-going business relationships with clients who purchase training. This will involve generating; closing and reporting on sales opportunities throughout the UK but primarily involve delivering training across different regions and sectors in Northern Ireland.
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.
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