Alzheimers Society

Alzheimers Society Wales, UK
21/09/2018
Full time
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 Legacy team at Alzheimer's Society has an enviable track record with income seeing exponential growth over the last 5 years achieving a record £23.5m for 2016/17. Legacy income accounts for almost 25% of the total income for the Society, enabling us to help those living with dementia and making a difference in their communities. This is an exciting time to join our team as a Legacy Giving Officer and help us to continue to grow in reputation as leaders in the sector. You will be responsible for promoting Gifts in Wills, to both our supporters and staff in the region, through a series of legacy events and supporter stewarding activities. About you If you have experience in fundraising or sales this could be an excellent opportunity for you to expand your experience and truly help improve the lives of others. You will join an already established team of Legacy Giving Officers and you will work closely alongside other Regional Fundraising colleagues and the Operations Directorate to ensure our supporters are aware of these ways of giving, and by inspiring our supporters at legacy events. As part of the Legacy and Recognition Giving team, you will play an important role in helping to support our fundraising plans which in turn will help deliver the new five year Alzheimer's Society organisational strategy. So if this sounds like you, please apply today! 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.
Alzheimers Society England, UK
20/09/2018
Full time
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 We are looking for an enthusiastic Events Fundraising Officer to join our dynamic and ambitious Running Events team, which sits as part of the wider Sports Events team. This role will be responsible for managing a number of events in our running events programme as well as the line management of an Events Fundraising Co-ordinator. About you We need someone enthusiastic, creative and highly organised to work across a range of events within our successful running events portfolio. You'll be used to working across a variety of projects and able to prioritise your workload effectively and demonstrate initiative. You will be experienced in organising and marketing events within the charity sector, ideally third party running events, and providing excellent stewardship to supporters. You will also have experience of managing, inspiring and engaging staff or volunteers and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. We're looking for someone who is driven and passionate and will work to maximise our income to increase the impact we can have on the lives of people living with and affected by dementia. 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.
Alzheimers Society 10 Helena Terrace, Bishop Auckland DL14 6BW, UK
20/09/2018
Full time
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. At Alzheimer's Society, we are inspired by many things - from the resilience of people and families affected by dementia to the generosity of the public in supporting our research, fundraising and our growing range of dementia support services. But nothing inspires us more than the thousands of volunteers who make our work possible. They not only account for the majority of our workforce; they bring with them a level of commitment and expertise that is successfully driving our mission to create a world without dementia. It's a particularly exciting time at Alzheimer's Society. As the UK's leading dementia support and research charity, we are two years into delivering an ambitious five year strategy and lots of work is underway to invest in and make improvements to our volunteering offer. About the role The Volunteering Good Practice & Learning Specialist is responsible for ensuring our people are equipped with the skills and knowledge required to deliver an exceptional volunteering experience. By developing a comprehensive range of tools, resources and information, you will enable teams across the organisation to involve and support volunteers effectively. Another key part of the role will be to provide specialist advice and to set and maintain quality standards relating to volunteering. As the owner of the Society's Volunteer Management Learning Pathway, which aims to develop and inspire those managing and working with volunteers, you will oversee the content and quality of delivery and ensuring that they meet our people's learning needs. In addition to this, you will also develop appropriate and accessible learning pathways for volunteers to ensure they are well equipped to carry out their roles safely, and to the best of their ability. This post sits in the Volunteering Development team, which is part of our People and Organisational Development Directorate. About you We are looking for a specialist in volunteer management, who has the confidence, expertise and ability to shape and deliver a comprehensive suite of volunteering good practice guidance, tools and resources. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential as you will need to be able to work collaboratively, build positive relationships and influence people to change ways of working. You will have experience of researching and developing guidance or policy documents for complex volunteer-involving organisations and have an in-depth knowledge of good practice, legislation, risk management and quality assurance relating to volunteering. Passionate about developing people and sharing good practice, your commitment to improving the experience of volunteering will be strong. In addition to this, we need someone who has significant experience of developing dynamic, flexible and engaging learning pathways for both volunteer managers and volunteers in a large charity. You will have excellent knowledge of different ways of delivering learning, as well as a good understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion. A solutions-focussed person, you will be someone who is able to overcome barriers and challenges with ideas and innovation. You will need to be comfortable working independently, willing to go the extra mile and able to challenge current approaches to bring about change. If you have the right experience, are passionate about volunteering and want to enable our people to inspire thousands more volunteers to unite with us to create a world without dementia, then we would love to hear from you. O ur 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 of which contribute to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programs to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimers Society United Kingdom
19/09/2018
Full time
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. Our vision is a world without dementia. Until the day we find a cure we will strive to create a society where those affected by dementia are support and accepted, able to live in their communities without fear or prejudice. About the role: We're looking for an exceptional Internal Communication and Engagement Officer to join our team and help us realise that vision. Working closely with the Internal Communications manager, you'll play an important role in informing, involving and engaging our people with the Society; enabling them to actively contribute to its success and act as passionate ambassadors for all that we do. About You: You'll be responsible for the on-going delivery and development of outstanding internal engagement and communications activities and channels for our 2,500 employees and 6,500 routine volunteers. You'll be a first class communicator with superb writing skills, a great influencer, and have a diplomatic yet determined approach in all your professional relationships. You'll have a proven track record of advising on effective internal communications and engagement approaches, a clear understanding of audience segmentation and tools and tactics to engage with each audience. Experience of working in a business partnering environment would be beneficial. 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.
Alzheimers Society London, UK
19/09/2018
Full time
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 Fundraising at Alzheimer's Society is thriving. We raised nearly £77m last year, 11% more than in 2016/17, and are aiming for £100m by 2022 - enabling us to deliver our New Deal on Dementia. As part of this strategy, we're catalysing progress in research like never before: investing in cutting-edge projects to explore dementia care, cure, cause and prevention - all taking us closer to our ultimate vision of a world without dementia. To help achieve this, our talented fundraisers are generating an increasing number of five, six and seven-figure funding opportunities. We need to secure as many as possible to fulfil our pledge to spend £150m on dementia research over the next 10 years. And once we have secured these gifts, we need to ensure our supporters feel fully invested in our work: understanding what their money is helping our researchers to achieve. In this specialist role, you'll act as a vital bridge between our research and fundraising directorates: demystifying our diverse research portfolio, and continuously enhancing the impact, accuracy and accessibility of fundraisers' research communications. Based in a dedicated proposal and report-writing team, you'll help to ensure that fundraisers can clearly, confidently and persuasively discuss all aspects of our research funding - including our landmark contribution of £50m to the UK's first ever Dementia Research Institute. Day-to-day, you'll help them to pick the perfect research proposition for whichever prospect comes their way. You'll then play a key role in the creation of compelling funding proposals and reports for our Philanthropy, Development and Corporate teams. About you With a flair for science communications and good familiarity with key principles of biomedical research, you'll be a passionate advocate of research in all its forms - equally at home putting your knowledge directly to use as upskilling others. You'll be a big thinker - drawing out common themes across projects to suit different prospects - while also being comfortable delving into complex scientific and budgetary detail. Above all, your creativity and writing skills will enable you to create communications which are not only accurate and accessible, but expertly pitched to have the greatest possible impact. A highly collaborative and strategic thinker, your background could be in research, journalism, fundraising or other medical charities. Either way, you'll be someone who relishes a challenging, varied, fast-paced workload - all driven by the desire to make a lasting difference to people living with dementia. You may have experience of the following: science communications, sci comms, biomedical research, health research, health journalism, science journalism, medical journalism, healthcare research, proposal writer, bid writer, report writer, copy-writing, copy-editing, corporate fundraising, major donors, trusts and foundations, marketing, charity, not for profit. 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 and recognition as well as agile working and flexible working options. All contributing to a strong work life balance. Each role has its unique learning pathway helping our people to develop their skills and engage with the wider development opportunities and build their expertise regardless to help them grow and realise their potential to shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimers Society England, UK
19/09/2018
Full time
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 Marketing Manager (supporter) is one of four Marketing Managers within the central Marketing Team, each working in a different specialist area. Leading a team of three Marketing Executives they are a strategic partner to colleagues in most of our fundraising teams, working with some flagship key fundraising events like Cupcake Day and Memory Walk, as well as supporting new products to market. They will also lead on marketing campaigns, overseeing their planning, production and deployment; and monitoring and analysing campaign performance. About you We are looking for someone with proven ability to deliver excellent and high performing fundraising products. The role calls for someone with expertise in planning and integrating briefs and media plans, creating and editing copy, reviewing budgets and managing production with internal or external suppliers. The successful candidate will manage three Marketing Executives and support their development and growth. We are looking for a motivated self-starter and problem-solver who seeks out opportunities of benefit to the Society and our mission to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and those who care for them. If you have the relevant experience and would like a new challenge we'd love to hear from you. 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.
Alzheimers Society Chertsey, UK
19/09/2018
Full time
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 role will be support the delivery of the Technology Integrated Health Management systems (TIHM) project across Surrey, ensuring the on-going engagement of at a network of 350 people living with dementia and their carers in the delivery of an innovative project using technology to provide more responsive and effective services in monitoring and improving healthcare for people affected by dementia in their own homes and support caregivers in making better and faster decisions. As a Service User Involvement Officer you will support people affected by dementia living in their own homes in the installation and use of the technology and ongoing support during the lifetime of the project; helping to maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting them in more control of their lives. The position reports to the Services Manager and will need to work closely with the TIHM project team; comprising of health and social care, the relevant universities, and technology partners as well as other key internal stakeholders. About you We are looking for an individual who possess NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) with an understanding of dementia and the needs of those living with dementia and their carers. Your ability to assess client needs along with the understanding of the need for client confidentially is essential to providing a valuable and worthwhile service. To be successful in this role you will have excellent non-judgmental communication skills as well as strong organisational and time management skills in order to manage your caseload of clients effectively. This post will be to support delivery of the project across Surrey until 31 March 2019. 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 and recognition as well as agile working and flexible working options. All contributing to a strong work life balance. Each role has its unique learning pathway helping our people to develop their skills and engage with the wider development opportunities and build their expertise regardless to help them grow and realise their potential to shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. To find out more about the role, download a job description (which also includes the person specification) from the link below. For further information about the role you can also contact or telephone . You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it's like to be an employee at the Society. Information about the application process: Once you click apply you will be asked to complete the following steps. Pre-application: Input your details including name and email address to register your interest. Alzheimer's Society will use this information to keep in contact with you about your application and to send you future job alerts if you opt to receive them. By submitting this information you are indicating that you agree to this. Please click Apply now to download and complete an application form. Alzheimer's Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. No CVs or agencies please Late applications will not be accepted.
Alzheimers Society Crawley, UK
18/09/2018
Full time
Department - Service Delivery Contract type - Permanent Hours - 3.23 hours per week Role overview Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them. We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice. The Crawley Oasis Service is operational on the second and fourth Friday of the month. It is a well-established and highly regarded service in Crawley and is a follow on service to our Can Service. We are now looking for an exceptional individual to deputise for the Day Support Manager and work to implement the operational aspects of the Day Support service that will be delivered to people with dementia and their carers. You will be delivering individually tailored care and support to individuals living with dementia. 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. To find out more about the role, download a job description (which also includes the person specification) by clicking the Apply Button. You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it's like to be an employee at the Society. Information about the application process: Once you click apply you will be asked to complete the following steps. Pre-application: Input your details including name and email address to register your interest. Alzheimer's Society will use this information to keep in contact with you about your application and to send you future job alerts if you opt to receive them. By submitting this information you are indicating that you agree to this. Download and complete an application form. An email with the application form will also be sent to you. Alzheimer's Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. No CVs or agencies please. Late applications will not be accepted. Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check.
Alzheimers Society 184 The Promenade, Blackpool FY1 1RJ, UK
15/09/2018
Full time
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 We're facing an incredible challenge: over 1 million people in the UK will have dementia by 2021. But a world without dementia will come. Every day, our research helps us get closer to a cure for dementia and this would not be possible without voluntary funding. The Legacy team at Alzheimer's Society has an enviable track record with income seeing exponential growth over the last 5 years achieving a record £23.5m for 2016/17. Legacy income accounts for almost 25% of the total income for the Society and this is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to grow in reputation as leaders in the sector. The Will to Remember Executive will be responsible for developing and stewarding crucial relationships with solicitors and supporters throughout North and Central England. You will work in collaboration with Regional teams across multiply directorates to increase awareness and growth of our Will to Remember scheme and the number of legacy pledges the society receives. About you We are looking for a personable, enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join the Will to Remember team, maximising the growth of Alzheimer's Society's Will writing scheme and contributing to the Society's fundraising strategy. You will act as the main point of contact for Will to Remember solicitors, legal firms and users in the North and Central regions. You will support and facilitate a range of training and information events, manage a robust stewardship programme and create various opportunities for developing new relationships with stakeholders. If you have the passion and skills for working with people, this is an exciting opportunity to build on your relationship building and management experience, and truly make your mark in our vision of a world without dementia.