Alzheimers Society England, UK
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. About the role The Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) is a network of over 140 health and social care organisations with a national remit. Our members commit to actions within their organisations and come together for events and to campaign on the important issues to people with dementia and their carers. We also work closely with local action groups across the country. The DAA sits within Alzheimer's Society's Campaigns and Partnership team. The role will involve leading engagement and building relationships with health and social care organisations, to drive forward improvements in services and support within health and social care for people affected by dementia. This post will include liaising with people living with dementia and their carers and groups that facilitate this; ensuring that national members have up to date, meaningful action plans; invoicing members; and running various DAA events and webinars. About you We are looking for a proactive individual to use their skills to support and work with the DAA membership, user groups and carers. The successful candidate will have experience of user involvement and event management and will have experience of managing and developing relationships with stakeholders in various organisations. You will be required to work in a small team of four people, with multiple stakeholders across the country. You will be expected to work independently to develop the Dementia Action Alliance's user involvement programme and manage relationships with existing national DAA members to develop action plans, fulfil commitments and keep track of what they are working on. You will have experience of user involvement and event management. Experience of finance and invoicing would be desirable. Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.