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Don't Miss Your Chance to Apply - Community Dementia Navigator

Updated: 5 days ago





Base Location: The Bridge, Tipton

Salary: £12,579 per annum (FTE £25,159 per annum)

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term to 28/09/25




The day-to-day duties

 

The Sandwell Community Dementia Support Service (SCDSS) is an innovative service commissioned by Sandwell Metropolitan Council and the Black Country and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group. As lead provider, we are working alongside seven other local organisations in a dynamic partnership with Agewell CIC, Dementia Pathfinders CIC, West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre, St Albans Community Association, BUDS, Age UK Sandwell and Alzheimer’s Society to provide this service across Sandwell Metropolitan Borough.

 

We are recruiting a Dementia Navigator to support people affected by dementia or experiencing memory loss, to ensure they have the appropriate and timely help they need.

 

The Dementia Navigator will support people with dementia and their carer’s in identifying their needs, maintaining their independence, empowering them to take make decisions and enabling them to remain in control of their lives. Triaging referrals, carrying out initial consultations and in partnership with primary care, utilise appropriate screening tools and co-develop care plans.


We are looking for a team member with:

 

·         Dementia qualification Level 2.

·         Demonstrable experience of working proactively in a busy environment and proactively supporting colleagues.

·         Experience of CRM systems and database management.

·         Knowledge and/or experience of dementia care and support.

·         Empathetic listening skills.

 

 

Why you should work for us:

·         28 Days annual leave + 8 days bank holiday (pro rata for part time employees)

·         Workplace pension scheme

·         Flexible working where suitable to the role

·         Employee Assistance Programme

·         Free on-site parking

·         Comprehensive training and development opportunities

·         Exclusive deals and discounts on products and services

·         Friendly and supportive working environment

 

Murray Hall Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and will provide reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process and invite potential applicants to contact us to identify any additional support they may require to enable them to make an application.

 

To Apply

Attached is the Job Description and Person Specification along with an application form which needs to be completed and emailed to HR@murrayhall.co.uk or posted to: HR Recruitment, Murray Hall Community Trust, The Bridge, St Marks Road, Tipton, West Midlands DY4 0SL.  All applications must be submitted before the closing date stated below.

 

This role will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

 

For an informal discussion please contact Liz Baker on 01902 826513.

 

Closing date: Tuesday 21st May 2024 at 23:59 hours

 

Please note that we reserve the right to withdraw our job advertisements earlier than the published expiry date. Therefore, if you are interested please submit your application as soon as possible.


Community Dementia Navigator JD+PS Jan 2024
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