Advocate

Recruiter
Alzheimer's Society
Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Reference number: VAC14393Interview date: 25th/26th October 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 roleWe are looking for a well-motivated person to join our team who can provide independent advocacy support to people living with dementia and their carers in Leicester City. The successful candidate will need to have an understanding of the principles of advocacy and be able to represent the views, feelings, values and beliefs of the person living with dementia whilst ensuring that their rights are protected.About youExcellent communication skills are a must, you will need to possess a Diploma Health & Social Care (Adults) - Learning disability, Dementia & General Pathways (previously NVQ level 3) and /or Social Care or equivalent qualification or experience or willing to work towards the National Advocacy Qualification. We are looking for someone with the right mix of enthusiasm, professionalism and someone who can manage their time effectively is a must. If you have the passion for supporting people affected by dementia and their carers, then we would love to hear from you. Alzheimer's Society is committed to equal opportunities.