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Community Activity Organiser - North Perthshire

  • Part time
  • £24,160.05 – £25,465.55 pro-rata
  • On site: Pitlochry
  • Closing 18th June 2024

  • Advertised from 24th May 2024
  • 1 part time positions, 17.5 hour a week, temporary to 31 March 2025.
  • R001422


Alzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. We campaign for the rights of people with dementia and their families, whilst providing an extensive range of innovative, personalised, and therapeutic support services.

We are committed to improving the lives and opportunities of people living with dementia, their carers, partners, and families as their journey transitions from the first point of contact through to end of life. We believe nobody should face dementia alone.

Are you a self-starter? Are you confident, innovative and collaborative?

If yes, then this may be the role for you.

We are looking for a Community Activity Organisers who will be responsible for developing and facilitating a wide range of community activities for people living with dementia and their carers/families with a view to helping them to maintain social activities, relationships and community connections.

The successful applicant will have a positive approach to dementia. You will be flexible, inclusive, creative, and organised in your approach. You will be sensitive and compassionate with the ability to support people in times of difficulty or distress. You will be an excellent communicator who can work effectively both with individuals and with groups. You will have a positive approach to your own continued professional development and a willingness to participate in relevant training. A relevant qualification and previous experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.

In return you will be in a role which offers the opportunity to meet great people, have great job satisfaction and be employed by an organisation that offers a range of employee benefits and career progression opportunities.

The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.

Occasional evening and weekend work may be required and a driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential to the role.

Application notes

For a full job description and to apply, please visit our website. Applicants must complete the form on our website to be considered for this role. CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 18 June 2024

Interview location: 24 June 2024

Interview Location: Alzheimer Scotland, 7 George Street, Perth, PH1 5JY