Reference number: VAC16163
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Location: Northern Ireland Country Office
Salary: £20,345 actual per annum
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 02 May 2019
Interview Date: TBC
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 advocates provide enable people with dementia and those who care for them to have a voice in the decisions made regarding the provision of personal health and social care services to meet their individual needs. The successful candidate will provide advocacy support in EMI units in the South Eastern trust area.
We are looking for an individual with a strong understanding of dementia as well as an understanding of the principles of advocacy and the rights of people with dementia and their carers.
Your ability to assess client needs along with the understanding of the need for client confidentially is essential to providing a valuable and worthwhile service. You will be highly skilled in communicating (orally and in writing) and engaging with internal and external stakeholders.
To be successful in this role you will have excellent organisational and time management skills in order to manage your caseload of clients effectively.
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