for better mental health

Application Deadline
04 February 2021

Interview Date
15 February 2021

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
30 hours per week
(Could be worked over 4 or 5 days)

Salary
£23,970 (based on a full time salary of £29,963)

Location
Shooters Hill / Greenwich
With some work at other BLG Mind locations

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind - Senior Dementia Advisor

About the role

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded local charity, working alongside people with mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of £4M, over 150 staff and 260 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network.

BLG Mind is commissioned by the Royal Borough of Greenwich to deliver the Dementia Advice and Information Support Service. Greenwich MindCare work in close partnership with Oxleas Memory Service, which is situated at the Memorial Hospital in Greenwich.

The service provision includes:

  • Personalised advice and information
  • Individual person-centred support planning
  • Help to access other support, services and community resources
  • Carer-specific workshops
  • Follow up support and contact

The Senior Dementia Advisor is a dynamic and exciting role providing advice and person centred support to clients & carers across Greenwich including signposting and community bridge building in order to help people access community resources. In addition to carrying a caseload, the role involves line management and supervision of dementia advice staff and leading on external relationships in the Borough of Greenwich. The role may also require deputising for/ assisting the Dementia Support Hub Manager (Lewisham & Greenwich) as the project demands.

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check

Staff benefits include:

  • a matched contribution pension scheme
  • 25 days' holiday (pro-rata, rising with service)

High quality supervision and training opportunities.

How to apply

To download application pack and Job description, please visit our website: https://blgmind.org.uk/job/paid-part-time-permanent-senior-dementia-advisor/ 

Closing date: Thursday 04th February      

Likely interview date: Week commencing 15th February (via Zoom/MS Teams)

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