Information Worker

Alzheimer's Society

Information Worker
  • Reference: VAC13773
  • Location: Ammandford
  • Salary: £10,968.60 per annum (actual)
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 17:00 25 May 2017
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Summary

    We are currently looking for an Information Worker to work across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire for 21 hours per week.

    Do you have a pro-active nature and an ability to build successful relationships? You could quickly establish yourself as a key member of our team.

    Employer Profile

    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.

    Job Role

    This is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference. As an Information Worker you will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and making available a range of high quality information and publicity materials to people in the local area. You will maintain an up to date source of books, videos, articles and press cuttings regarding dementia care and developments in research. Using this wealth of information you will assist enquirers in assessing their needs, providing them with relevant information and signposting to appropriate services.

    You will act as a representative of the Alzheimer’s Society externally, establishing and maintaining good relationships with local GP surgeries, libraries, hospitals, churches etc. You will raise awareness of dementia and Society’s services by organising promotional events, giving talks to community groups, liaising with the media and actively exploring new possibilities for awareness raising.

    About You:

    We are looking for someone who has attained NVQ level 2 or equivalent. You will also have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to explain complex issues to people of all backgrounds, levels of understanding. Add to this an understanding of dementia and experience of providing information (preferably information on health or social care) and you will quickly establish yourself as a key member of our local team.

    If you are interested in joining a team of people who are passionate to improve the life opportunities of people living with dementia and those close to them, take the first step and apply now.

    Additional Information

    Location: Ammandford

    Reference: VAC13773

    Closing Date: 25th

    Job Type: Part-time

    Contract Type: Permanent

    Hours: 21 per week

    Salary: £10,968.60 per annum (actual)

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