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Don't Miss Out Apply Today - Service Manager Sandwell Community Dementia Service

Updated: 5 days ago

Base Location: The Bridge, Tipton, West Midlands

Salary: £31,848 - £33,698 (FTE) per annum, Dependent on skills and experience

Hours: 37 hours per week

About our Organisation

We are a charity that exists to transform lives through delivering impactful services across Sandwell and the surrounding areas. We work collaboratively with public, private and voluntary organisations, educational settings and other partners to design and deliver sustainable innovative solutions to improve the lives of children, families, young people and adults from early years to end of life care.


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 Service Manager to support people affected by dementia or experiencing memory loss, to ensure they have the appropriate and timely help they need.


The Service Manager will lead a team of town-based Dementia Navigators and Advisers, working closely with the Operations and Service Development Executive on developing the service and sustaining strong strategic partnerships with statutory and community organisations throughout Sandwell, working closely with Third Sector and Community Groups.


We are looking for an experienced manager with the ability to develop effective team working and have proven leadership and service delivery skills along with a passion for supporting people living with dementia and memory loss.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications required:


·         Professional Qualification e.g., social work, nursing, Occupational Therapy, or equivalent.

·         Aware of National and Local Policy drivers relevant to Dementia care.

·         Proven Leadership ability in a Health, Primary and Social Care environment.

·         Advanced knowledge of Dementia and skills in evidence-based approaches.

·         Presentation and public speaking skills to promote the service.

·         Adult Safeguarding Procedures

·         Lone Working Procedures

·         Knowledge of the Mental Health Capacity Act

·         An understanding of client confidentiality (GDPR).

·         Able to drive and have access to a vehicle to travel independently across the service area.


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 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: Friday 31st 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.


Start Date: ASAP

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