Centre Manager

  • Part time
  • £29,640.16 – £32,812.65 pro-rata
  • On site: 7 George Street, Perth, PH1 5JY
  • Closing 21st July 2024


  • Advertised from 10th July 2024
  • Permanent. 28 hours per week.
  • R001443

Role

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen to work within Alzheimer Scotland as a Centre Manager in Perth. on a permanent basis.

The Centre Manager will lead and manage a team providing Alzheimer Scotland’s programme of support for people concerned about their brain health or affected by dementia. The Centre Manager will be key to the successful delivery of Alzheimer Scotland’s vision to develop a programme of brain health and dementia support at identified centres across Scotland. Alzheimer Scotland is named after Alois (A-lo-ish) Alzheimer who first identified the brain disease we now recognise as the leading cause of dementia. By building a range of engaging and supportive services in the heart of their community, the Centre Manager will ensure that people have access to:

  • Advice - our expert advisors can offer one-to-one help with anything from building cognitive resilience, to managing money matters and legal issues.
  • Listening - we offer places to be heard, whatever the question or concern, whenever help is needed.
  • Opportunities - to connect, learn and share with others in a similar situation.
  • Information - on all stages of the brain health journey, whether someone is worried about their brain health or living and caring well with dementia.
  • Support - everyone is welcome in our Centres, where those affected by dementia can feel safe with trusted staff who understand what they’re going through.

We are looking for a dynamic person who will support and deliver the ALOIS programme, embedding it within their daily practice and work alongside the Centres Lead to bring the programme to life.

Working with individuals and families, Centre Managers are required to have a warm, flexible approach, as well as skills in empathy and relationship building. We are looking for someone who has strong networking skills and experience of collaborating and developing partnerships both internally and externally.

Line management responsibilities for staff within the Centre is an expected part of the role, including development and supporting a network of volunteers.

Applicants will have an understanding of the aims and values of Alzheimer Scotland supported by excellent communication skills; hold a recognised professional qualification and/or have relevant experience with a willingness to learn and participate in training. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.

Application notes

Please visit our website for a full job description andto fill out an online application form. Applicants must complete the form on our website to be considered for this role. CV applications will not be considered.

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

Closing date: Sunday 21 July 2024

Interview date: Friday 2 August 2024 - TBC

Recruiting Manager: Carol Dougan

Telephone: 07799 581970

Email: HRmailbox@alzscot.org