New Job Opportunities

There are 6 new Community Dementia Adviser posts that have been created as part of the newly commissioned Sandwell Community Dementia Support Service.

Nine organisations are working together to deliver the local dementia support service across the whole of Sandwell. Partner organisations are: Agewell CIC, Dementia Pathfinders CIC, West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre, Murray Hall Community Trust, St Albans Community Association, Better Understanding of Dementia Sandwell, Age UK Sandwell, Alzheimer’s Society and Sandwell Crossroads as the lead provider.

We are looking for six empathetic and hardworking individuals to join our team. The successful candidates will be working with a variety of professionals across health and social care to provide those affected by dementia in the area the best service possible.

As a Community Dementia Adviser you will support people with dementia and their carer’s in identifying their needs, maintaining their independence, and empowering them to take make decisions enabling them to remain in control of their lives. You will be required to provide relevant information in a variety of formats to meet the service users’ needs as well as signposting and/or referring them to appropriate services.

 

Town Partner Organisations:    

Smethwick - St Albans Community Association

Oldbury -  Better Understanding Dementia Sandwell  

West Bromwich - West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre

Rowley Regis - Agewell CIC

Wednesbury - AGE UK Sandwell

Tipton - Murray Hall Community Trust

 

Salary: £17,160 per annum Circa (£21,164 FTE)

Hours: 30 hours per week based over 5 days (Monday – Friday)

Office Location:   Town based in Town Lead organisation

Area role covers:  Sandwell

Contract type: 2 year post (potential of 1 year extension)

To apply for one of the 6 roles, please contact info@stalbans-cc.co.uk or call Martine on 0121 558 0018 and ask for an application pack. 

Closing date for applications extended to Friday 24th September 2021 at 5pm